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Commercial Horticulture News - April 2020

COVID-19 Distribution Disruptions The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is aware that farmers have seen disruptions in …

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Introduction to Microgreens Operations

Microgreens Video by William Landis, Extension Agent, Agriculture – Small Farms and featuring Nicolas Cogliati, of Dean’s Greens. The video is …

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Spring Gardening to Market Opening

BY: Pat Walker, Franklin County Farmers Market Manager Flipping the calendar over from February to March and springing the clocks …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

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Pierce’s Disease Vectors in North Carolina Grapes

This factsheet offers information on Pierce's Disease, a bacterial disease of grapes in North Carolina.

6 days ago
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Corn Earworm and Tobacco Budworm in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses the biology, damage, and management of the corn earworm and tobacco budworm …

6 days ago
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Cannabis Aphid in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses the biology, damage, and management of the cannabis aphid in industrial hemp …

6 days ago
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North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

3 weeks ago

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

3 weeks ago
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Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of cucurbit downy mildew.

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.

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Spider Mites in North Carolina Grapes

Two-spotted spider mites are a common pest of North Carolina grapes. This factsheet discusses the …

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