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Growing With Technology

Over the years, agriculture has experienced a wide array of technology introduced to make the job of growing and …

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News From the Market

School will soon be out, and right around the corner, summer 2019 will be officially starting. Hopefully, our schedules …

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What's the Buzz About Hemp?

By the recent number of inquiries at the office, interest in industrial hemp production appears to be gaining momentum …

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Food Safety Hits the Farm

Foodborne illnesses cost the USA more than $15 billion a year, according to the latest United States Department of …

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Disaster Relief for Farmers

November has arrived, and with it comes the new time change, cooler weather (hopefully), and reminders of all we …

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Florence Lands Another Gut Punch

Hurricane Florence has left another memorable mark on our region with damage sustained from significant rain and wind over …

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Preparing for the Storm

Disasters happen anytime and anywhere. Is your family prepared to cope with an emergency? Could you evacuate quickly? You …

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Selecting Nitrogen Rates in North Carolina: Recent Work on Corn and Wheat

This publication discusses the results of recent nitrogen rate trials in the North Carolina coastal …

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Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

This publication has been prepared to acquaint growers, packers, and shippers with the most current …

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Tray Summary

Steam: An Alternative Method of Float Tray Sanitation

Due to the limited availability of methyl bromide, tobacco growers need other methods to sanitize …

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Symptoms of wilt and root rot caused by Pythium sp.

Pythium Root and Crown Rot of Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses pythium root and crown rot in industrial hemp production.

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Critical Management Issues for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Although subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is in its infancy in North Carolina, it is becoming …

Figure 1. Media and disk filters used in SDI systems.

Design and Installation of SDI Systems in North Carolina

As a part of the humid Southeast, North Carolina’s climate, topography, soils, cropping systems, and …

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Site Selection for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is a relatively new system that may give North Carolina producers …

Fig. 1. Typical Components of Subsurface Drip Irrigation System.

SDI Considerations for North Carolina Growers and Producers

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is the practice of installing drip irrigation below the ground. SDI …