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Specialty Crops

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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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Edible Landscape

New trends, fads, and improved methods challenge us to change our current ways of doing things. Gardening also faces …

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Winter Weed Control

Bermuda grass is the most commonly grown grass in Robeson County and, by this time of year, has turned …

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Cover Up for the Winter

A title like this may have many people thinking about their power bills, but I want to get your …

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Gramoxone herbicide injury is described.

Fire Blight

This apple pathology factsheet describes fire blight in apple, including identification and disease management.