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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 …

Trellised hop bines.

Hop Harvest at Bee Hoppy Farms

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks out at Bee Hoppy Farms…the annual hop harvest! Grower Tiffany Cooper is finishing …

American lady butterfly on blazing star (Liatris ligulistylus).

Two Pollinator Garden Tours in August!

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

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 …

2 weeks ago
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