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Specialty Crops

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 …

Tobacco Research Check-Off Referendum

The Franklin County Tobacco Research Referendum will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Charles Mitchell, County Extension Director, …

Be Careful With Phosphorus

The middle number in the bag of 10-10-10 fertilizer you buy for your garden indicates the percentage of phosphorus …

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Container Gardening

Container gardening is more popular than ever. Edibles can be grown in containers in a variety of outdoor spaces. …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Asparagus Crown Production

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

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

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

Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

2 weeks ago

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 …

1/26/18

Sweet Corn Production

Field corn was grown in North America before 200 BC. Field corn is produced primarily …

Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

1/8/18

Herbicide Injury - Gramoxone (Paraquat)

Gramoxone herbicide injury is described.

Fire Blight

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