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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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Disaster Relief for Farmers

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

damaged cotton plants in field

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 …

bermuda grass

Bermudagrass

Hope you have had a great 4th of July! I am extremely thankful for the sacrifice paid, and still …

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Summer Annuals

The past couple of days I have had to make changes to my children’s clothing, because the temperatures seem …

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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 …

Muscadine grapes on vine.

A Fruit With a Future

“Local” and “native” are two buzz words that can easily be overused and overlooked in conversation when referring to …

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Who Is Extension?

I am often asked in the community, “what do you do?” or “who do you work for?” When I …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Figure 1. Two sweet basil leaf types produced out Of the same pa

North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

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Western flower thrips

Flower Thrips in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of thrips in strawberries.

2/26/19
cyclamen mite damage

Cyclamen Mites in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of cylamen mites in strawberries.

2/26/19
cutworm larva

Cutworms in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of cutworms in strawberries.

2/26/19
Spittlebug nymphs.

Spittlebug in Strawberries

This publication describes the spittlebug and its impacts on the North Carolina strawberry crop.

2/26/19
Sap beetle larvae

Sap Beetles in Strawberries

This factsheet describes sap beetles and their impact on North Carolina strawberries.

2/26/19
Adult tarnished plant bug.

Tarnished Plant Bug in Strawberries

This factsheet describes tarnished plat bugs, also known as lygus bugs, and their impact on …

2/26/19