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Our Hemp Projects in the News!

Our emerging CBD hemp industry, our graduate students, and our women growers getting some well-deserved attention in today’s article …

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New Bamboo Publication Available

Are you considering establishing a commercial bamboo plantation? I am sure you have lots of questions about it, and …

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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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A Visit to the Gaia Herb Farm

Gaia Herb Farm is a well known company in western North Carolina. They have a large farm and processing …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

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

Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener

An herb is any plant used whole or in part as an ingredient for health, …

Growing Vegetable Transplants

The growing media chosen to grow vegetable transplants should be sterilized to prevent seedlings from …

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Industrial Hemp in North Carolina: A Guide to Understanding and Evaluating Contracts

This guide provides an overview of contraction options for the growing industrial hemp industry in …

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Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit Crops

The decisions of when to turn an irrigation system on and off for frost protection …

Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of cucurbit downy mildew.

Initial symptoms of boron toxicity

Strawberry Boron (B) Toxicity

Boron toxicity symptoms are described and management options discussed.

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Brown Spot of Tobacco

Brown spot is a disease of increasing importance in flue cured tobacco production.This disease is …