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Cover photo for Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

Save the Date for Our 2019 Spring Ag Fest!

SAVE THE DATE Spring Ag Fest Celebrating Chatham County Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources Saturday, March 30, 2019 10 a.m.–2 p.m. This is a …

Cover photo for Quick Compost Survey for Farmers

Quick Compost Survey for Farmers

I have been invited to give a presentation at the US Composting Council’s upcoming Compost Operation Training Course. My …

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Root knot nematode damage in a soybean field

Root Knot Nematode of Soybean

Root knot nematodes can cause significant damages to soybean fields in North Carolina. This factsheet …

Wheat Fungicide Chemistry and Timing 2013-14 Test Results

This publication presents results from fungicide chemistry and timing wheat tests in 2013-14.

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Alternaria linariae spores under 20x light magnification.

Collar Rot and Alternaria Stem Canker of Tomato

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses collar rot and Alternaria stem canker of tomato, which are …

Managing Weeds

This publication, chapter 6 of the 2019 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, provides information on a …

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Glyphosate

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide, glyphosate.

Corn growing in a hairy vetch cover crop after herbicide has kil

Winter Annual Cover Crops

This publication discusses production of winter annual cover crops, their benefits and management. Research has …

3/25/19SoilFacts
Photo of different indicators of sulfur deficiency in plants.

Sulfur Fertilization of North Carolina Crops

Adequate sulfur is necessary for crops, but there’s no one-size-fits-all recommendation for application in North …

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Soil Fertility Management for Irish Potato Production in Eastern North Carolina

This publication describes fertilizer management strategies for optimum potato yields and to prevent problems (such …

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