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A New Chapter

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Helpful Christmas Tree Care

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

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Seed and Seed Quality

This guide presents basic facts about seeds, including how they develop, how to store and …

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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, …

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

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Training and Pruning Fruit Trees in North Carolina

With training and pruning, fruit trees will develop the proper shape and form to yield …

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Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

This factsheet shares some statistics about the H-2A visa program in North Carolina.

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Strawberry Boron (B) Toxicity

Boron toxicity symptoms are described and management options discussed.

Leaf tip burn associated with boron deficiency.

Strawberry Boron (B) Deficiency

Boron deficiency of strawberries is described and corrective information provided.