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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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2020 Hemp Field Day Is Live!

9/14/2020 – We are happy to announce that the 2020 NC State University Virtual Hemp Field Day is now …

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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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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

6 days ago
Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

5/21/21
Southern blight

Southern Blight of Sweetpotato

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of southern blight of sweetpotato.

5-year supply projections for tall fescue, bermudagrass & zoysia

2021 Sod Producers' Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

5/14/21
Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

5/7/21

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

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

5/7/21
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Prevention and Management of Frost Injury in Wine Grapes

This factsheet provides recommended practices and management strategies for protecting wine grapes from spring frost …

5/3/21
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Spotted Lanternfly

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive …