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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 …

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Drosophila larvae in banana

Other Drosophila Species in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of native drosophila species in strawberries.

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Garden Symphylan in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of garden symphylan in strawberries.

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European corn borer larva.

European Corn Borer in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of European corn borer in strawberries.

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Adult strawberry crown borer.

Strawberry Crown Borer in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of strawberry crown borer.

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Strawberry rootworm adult.

Strawberry Rootworm in Strawberry

This factsheet describes the biology and management of strawberry rootworm beetles in strawberries.

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adult spotted wing drosophila

Spotted Wing Drosophila in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of spotted wing drosophila in strawberries.

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strawberry clipper damage

Strawberry Clipper Weevils in Strawberry

This factsheet describes the biology and management of strawberry clipper weevils in commercial strawberry production.

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Although different colors, these are all corn earworms.

Corn Earworm in Strawberries

This publication covers the corn earworm in strawberries and its impact in North Carolina.

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