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Cover photo for 2018 Conservation Stewardship Award

2018 Conservation Stewardship Award

2018 Franklin County Conservation Stewardship Award This year’s award will be presented at the Annual Farm City Luncheon on Friday, …

Cover photo for Plastic Mulch Layer Demonstration

Plastic Mulch Layer Demonstration

A Plastic Mulch Layer is now available for rent to residents of Franklin, Warren, Granville, and Vance counties through …

Cover photo for Conservation Reserve Program Signup

Conservation Reserve Program Signup

WASHINGTON — Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminded producers today that the deadline to sign up for …

Cover photo for Plastic Mulch Layer

Plastic Mulch Layer

Plastic Mulch Layer The plastic mulch layer has arrived and is available to rent by producers in Franklin, Warren, Granville, …

Cover photo for NC Hemp Field Day

NC Hemp Field Day

On Monday, August 6, 2018, NC State University will present an intensive Industrial Hemp Training event including in-depth information …

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Women in Agriculture Monthly Meeting

“Am I in compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act selling my local produce?” Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Are you interested …

Field Days and Farm Tours

NEWS RELEASE April 26, 2018 William Landis | 919-496-3344 By: William Landis, Extension Agent, Agriculture – Small Farms Agent Louisburg, N.C. – Spring …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of Root Knot Nematode of Sweetpotato.

Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

Root galls from nematodes

Root Knot Nematode of Tobacco

Nematodes are an economically important pest for flue-cured tobacco production. Root knot nematode is particularly …

Figure 1. Color tones five days after colorant application onto

Guide to Using Turf Colorants

This publication offers strategies for maintaining green turf during the winter using turf colorants. It …

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What Is the Difference Between a Sweetpotato and a Yam?

Several decades ago, when orange-fleshed sweet potatoes were introduced in the southern United States, producers …

Botrytis on tomato stem

Botrytis Gray Mold of Tomato

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of Botrytis gray mold of …

Figure 1. Wilting of the aboveground tissue. All leaves are wilt

Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon.

Cucumber leaf infected with powdery mildew

Cucurbit Powdery Mildew

This factsheet discusses the identification and control of cucurbit powdery mildew.