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2019 Pea Grain Field Day flyer with date, time, location, topics covered, contact email and phone and registration information.

Pea Grain Field Day

Please join us for Pea Grain Field Day Wednesday May 8, 2019, at the Central Crops Research Station, 13223 US Business 70 …

Changes to GAP Billing Policy

For any growers completing voluntary USDA GAP audits in 2019, there is a new USDA billing policy. Growers will …

WOMEN IN AG MEETING INFORMATIONAL FLYER WITH PICTURE OF WOMAN IN A GARDEN

Innovative Women in Ag Program

This innovative program will be offered March 22-23, 2019,12:30 p.m., at 1175 Kingsboro Rd., Rocky Mount. Join us for this new …

Agrishop and Academy informational flyer with dates, times and registration information

AgriShop Series and Academy

NEWS RELEASE February 15, 2019 William Landis | 919-496-3344, wllandis@ncsu.edu Extension at N.C. A&T State University will be hosting a regional, small …

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Industrial Hemp and the Farm Bill

NEWS RELEASE January 24, 2019 Charles Mitchell | 919-496-3344, charles_mitchell@ncsu.edu Director, N.C. Cooperative Extension of Franklin County Industrial Hemp and the Farm Bill Growers still …

How Extension Works

N.C. Cooperative Extension helps create prosperity for NC through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, health and …

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Plastic Mulch Layer Demonstration

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

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup

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

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Plastic Mulch Layer

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

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Historical graph of sod producers reporting excellent supply

2019 Sod Producers’ Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

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B. cinerea conidia

Botrytis Fruit Rot / Gray Mold on Strawberry

Botrytis rot, or gray mold as it is often called, is a serious disease in …

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Ripe fruit with soft wet flesh on tip

Water Damage

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and management of water damage in strawberry production.

Strawberry fruit

Drought Injury

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and treatment of drought injury in strawberries.

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Herbicide Injury - Dicambia (broadleaf weed killer)

Dicambia broadleaf weed killer injury is described.