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Aphids in Wheat

I have received numerous calls within the past week about relatively heavy aphid levels in wheat. The point of …

pigweed in soybean

Auxin Stewardship Training

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 9 to 10 a.m. an Auxin Stewardship Training course will take place at …

Regulatory Update

The passage of the 2018 farm bill was significant for the industrial hemp industry. With the passage of this …

Hemp in hand

Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

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Pansy affected by damping-off fungi.

Damping-off in Flower and Vegetable Seedlings

This factsheet offers information on damping off in flower and vegetable seedlings, a result of …

Field-grown tomato plant affected by southern blight

Southern Blight of Tomato and Pepper

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses Southern blight, a soil-borne fungus that attacks tomato and pepper, …

Alternaria linariae spores under 20x light magnification.

Collar Rot and Alternaria Stem Canker of Tomato

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses collar rot and Alternaria stem canker of tomato, which are …

Soybean affected by SDS

Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome

Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) first appeared in Arkansas in 1971 and has since spread …

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

Glyphosate

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide, glyphosate.

Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet describes the nutrient composition of poultry manure and land application techniques based on …

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Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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