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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 …

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2018 Malt Barley Field Day

Please join Wake and Franklin County Cooperative Extension for Malt Barley Field Day at RC Perry Farms near Rolesville, May …

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2018 Strawberry Festival

The Annual Franklin County Strawberry Festival will take place Friday, May 4, at the Franklin County Farmer’s Market Shelter …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Asparagus Crown Production

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

Figure 1. Sample purchase order and invoice.

How to Sell Produce to Distributors

This publication provides information about how producers can prepare for selling produce to wholesale distributors. …

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Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This factsheet covers downy mildew disease in cucurbits, including identification, transmission and disease management and …

Colletotrichum spores

Glomerella Leaf Spot and Fruit Rot

This apple pathology factsheet describes Glomerella leaf spot and fruit rot in apple, including identification …

Spittlebug nymphs.

Spittlebug in Strawberries

This publication describes the spittlebug and its impacts on the North Carolina strawberry crop.

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Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Blossom blight

Fire Blight

This apple pathology factsheet describes fire blight in apple, including identification and disease management.

Emerging mildew

Apple Powdery Mildew

This apple pathology factsheet describes apple powdery mildew, including identification and disease management.