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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 …

Variegated fritillary on Maryland golden aster

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in October!

The month of October presents two opportunities to learn about creating pollinator habitat! Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Late blight on tomato leaf

Tomato Late Blight

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of tomato late blight.

Figure 1. Rotary wing UAV in flight.

Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

2 days ago

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Organic Sweet Corn Production

In most of the south, sweet corn can be produced from early spring until fall. …

Selecting Sites for Fraser Fir Production

This publication covers a full range of site factors that can help growers avoid problems …

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A poorly developed strawberry plant with dead outer leaves and s

Fumigant Injury

Fumigation related injury of strawberries is described with fumigant management and corrective measures provided.

ripe strawberry fruit

Hail Damage

Hail damage in strawberries is described.

Two strawberries shown with a poorly shaped one on the right.

Poor Pollination

Poor pollination is described and management provided.