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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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Southern Blight of Tomato and Pepper

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses Southern blight, a soil-borne fungus that attacks tomato and pepper, …

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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

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Organic Sweet Corn Production

In most of the south, sweet corn can be produced from early spring until fall. …

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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 …

Selecting a Variety

This publication, chapter 3 of the 2019 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, discusses tobacco varieties and …

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Producing Healthy Transplants in a Float System

This publication, chapter 4 of the 2019 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, discusses tobacco management practices …

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Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2019 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

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