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Rod Gurganus

County Extension Director Beaufort County Center Office: 155 Airport Road, Washington NC Unity ID:   krgurgan
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155-A Airport Rd
Washington NC   27889
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155-A Airport Rd
Washington NC   27889

State Courier: 16-02-01

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Southern Rust in Corn popular

Don’t forget to assess your crop’s maturity level before spraying a fungicide for rust.  If your corn is dented (R5), don’t spray.  If it is at R3 or earlier, apply a triazole or MORE »

2014 Blackland Farm Managers Tour popular

The Blackland Farm Managers Association, the Cooperative Extension Offices in Beaufort, Hyde, Washington, and Tyrrell Counties, and The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services invite you to join us on Wednesday, MORE »

Holcus Leaf Spot

I have seen some Holcus Leaf Spot showing up in corn.  This is a bacterial disease, so a fungicide is not effective.  This disease rarely causes any significant loss of yield.  More useful MORE »

Freeze Damaged Wheat

We are seeing freeze damaged wheat on significant acres in Washington and Beaufort Counties.  See the Wheat Freeze Damage Video. See attached photos.  Ron Heiniger has explained that the main tillers were killed, causing MORE »

4-21-14 Head Scab Alert

To: Folks With Small Grain Interests Fr: Randy Weisz – Small Grain Specialist @ NCSU  There are a few areas along the North Carolina coast that are at elevated risk for head scab MORE »

Got Yellow Wheat?

From Randy Weisz: Areas of yellowing wheat are showing up in fields across North Carolina… from the Piedmont to the Tidewater. With all the rain we’ve had it is likely that most of MORE »

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