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New NC State Hemp Articles Published

12/10/2020 – This week two new publications were released on hemp research and extension conducted at NC State University. …

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Our Truffle Paper Is Published!

8/20/20 – It has been decades in coming because finding funding to conduct research on growing truffles in North …

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Let's Grow Broccoli in WNC! Project Update

7/30/2020 – Written by Margaret Bloomquist, Research Associate Next year marks the 10th growing season of the Eastern Broccoli Project! This season we …

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The Small Hive Beetle: A Pest of Honey Bee Colonies

This factsheet describes the small hive beetle, its life cycle and how to prevent infestations …

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The Honey Bee Dance Language

An overview of honey bee dancing, a behavior that constitutes a language telling other workers …

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The Different Types of Honey Bees

Honey bees, like all other living things, vary in traits such as temperament, disease resistance …

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Comparison of Russian and Italian Honey Bees

Italian honey bees are susceptible to two deadly parasitic mites, while Russian bees have shown …

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2021 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group offers this handbook, a joint effort among Extension Specialists …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

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