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Helpful Christmas Tree Care

Maybe you have or maybe you haven’t put up your Christmas tree. Trust me, I’m not judging. If you …

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Pecan Scab

Writing an article can present a daunting task when you are undecided on the topic. But then, once in …

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COVID-19 and Agriculture

I am sure by now COVID-19 and the detrimental effects it is posing to our livelihood, small businesses, agriculture, …

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Heart Healthy and Yard Wise

I think if one month was chosen out of the year that reflected folks’ interest in their health condition …

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Learning to Survive

Over the last eight years with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, I have had the great opportunity to interact with …

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Extension Helps Small Farmers

Small farms play a vital role in supporting the competitiveness and sustainability of the United States rural and farm …

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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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Prevention and Management of Frost Injury in Wine Grapes

This factsheet provides recommended practices and management strategies for protecting wine grapes from spring frost …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21
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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

2/22/21
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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

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Black Root Rot on Ornamental Plants

Black root rot impacts a range of woody and herbaceous ornamental plant species primarily in …

Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

2/11/21