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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 …

DEA Publishes Interim Final Rule

8/24/2020 – The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published an Interim Final Rule (IFR) in the Federal Register on August …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

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Miscanthus: An Environmental Choice for Marginal Lands

This publication discusses the environmental benefits of planting miscanthus — a tall, perennial grass — …

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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

7/9/21

Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

7/9/21
A map showing the three physiographic regions of 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 …

7/6/21
Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Fusarium Wilt of Tomato

This disease factsheet describes Fusarium wilt of tomato. Symptoms, pathogen, environmental conditions, and management are …

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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 …

6/10/21
Southern blight

Southern Blight of Sweetpotato

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