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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 …

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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 …

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 …

Cover photo for Growing Radishes in Western North Carolina

Growing Radishes in Western North Carolina

5/23/2018 – The Southeastern Extension Vegetable Workers (SEVEW) is a group of extension horticulturists, entomologists, plant pathologists, weed scientists, …

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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Septoria leaf spot on tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

Figure 1. Two sweet basil leaf types produced out Of the same pa

North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

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Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

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Adult Japanese beetle

Japanese Beetles in North Carolina Grapes

The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is a minor pest of grapes in North Carolina with …

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Adult beetles are green with hints of bronze.

Green June Bug in North Carolina Grapes

The green June bug (Cotinus nitida) is an occasional pest of grapes in North Carolina. …

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Weed Management in Watermelon

This publication discusses weeds common to watermelon and how to control them. Weed management strategies …

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Granville wilt tobacco plant

Granville Wilt of Tobacco

This factsheet shares the symptoms and control of Granville Wilt, a devastating disease of tobacco …