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Specialty Crops

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Industrial Hemp in North Carolina

By: William Landis, Extension Agent, Agriculture – Small Farms Agent Louisburg, N.C. – There is a new frontier in agriculture, a …

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Field Crop News

Please see the January 2018 Field Crop Newsletter for updates about upcoming area Field Crop Events. January Field Crop News …

Helping to Feed the Future

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations predicts that by 2050 the world’s population will be …

Fumigant License Training

Fumigant License Training (Category F) Friday, March 3, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Franklin County Cooperative Extension Annex Fumigant training is required every …

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Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

Phytophthora leaf blight and root rot is a devastating disease which causes a leaf blight …

Precision Seeding for Vegetable Crops

Precision seeding is defined as the placing of desired numbers of seeds at a precise …

Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …

Sources of Goldenseal Seeds, Plants or Roots

This publication offers a list of companies and nurseries that carry goldenseal seeds or plants …

Cucumbers (Fresh and Processing)

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests in North …

Bulb Onions

The onion is a cool season crop that will withstand moderate freezes. It may be …