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New Bamboo Publication Available

3/29/2019 – Are you considering establishing a commercial bamboo plantation? I am sure you have lots of questions about …

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 …

Field of Echinacea plants

A Visit to the Gaia Herb Farm

2/1/2019 – Gaia Herb Farm is a well known company in western North Carolina. They have a large farm …

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This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes in turfgrasses.

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This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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This factsheet describes the biology and management of cutworms in strawberries.

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Zoysiagrass Mites

This publication discusses the biology and control of zoysiagrass mites, occasional pests of turfgrass in …

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Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).