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2018 Warm Season Turf Update

Join Area Extension Agent Gene Fox and NCSU Crop Science Department’s Matt Martin for the 2018 Warm Season Turf …

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center. Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

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NC Hospitality & Pride

The NC Hospitality & Pride customer service training is now available to businesses. The goal of this training is …

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2018 Blackland Cotton Meeting

The 2018 “Blackland Cotton Meeting” will be held in Ponzer at the Community Building on Thursday, February 1st, beginning …

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2018 Winter "Road Show" Schedule

Each “Road Show” will begin at 9:00 AM with registration. Presentations begin at 9:30 and end with lunch. All …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Scouting for Freeze Injury in Winter Wheat

This publication covers the signs and symptoms of freeze injury in winter wheat.

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NC Industrial Hemp Posters

Posters available to print regarding industrial hemp in North Carolina.

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Strawberries

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds and other crop pests of strawberries …