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Cover photo for Pond Clinic 2019

Pond Clinic 2019

Orange County Soil and Water announces… What: Durham and Orange Soil and Water Conservation District’s Annual Pond Clinic …

Cut dahlias

Extending Cut Dahlia Vase Life

Cut dahlias are perennially popular with growers and consumers because of their stunning beauty, and amazingly diverse colors, shapes, …

Cover photo for Forestry Field Day 2019

Forestry Field Day 2019

Harvest Ridge Farm 545 Service Rd Ruffin, NC 27326 Thursday, March 21, 2019, starting at 10 a.m. FOR ANY QUESTIONS CONTACT: Kathryn Holmes, N.C. …

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Novel Endophyte Fescue Field Day

Caywood Farm Thursday, April 25, 2019, 4 to 6 p.m. 2306 Moores Mill Rd, Rougemont, NC 27572 R.S.V.P to 919-560-0558 or Lmarochak@dconc.gov by …

AG Development Forum

14th Annual Agricultural Development Forum

Join us for the 14th Annual at NC State Fairgrounds Governor Holshouser Building, Raleigh Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Free Admission · Lunch Provided · Open …

Cover photo for 2019 Beginning Farmer Class

2019 Beginning Farmer Class

Classes are scheduled on Thursday nights starting January 10th through February 28th, 2019, when farmers are less busy and …

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Historical graph of sod producers reporting excellent supply

2019 Sod Producers’ Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

B. cinerea conidia

Botrytis Fruit Rot / Gray Mold on Strawberry

Botrytis rot, or gray mold as it is often called, is a serious disease in …

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Bacterial spot symptoms on field tomatoes caused by Xanthomonas

Bacterial Spot of Pepper and Tomato

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and control of bacterial spot of peppers and tomatoes.

Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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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 …

A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines

This review presents the key steps involved in pruning a mature Carlos vine for maximum …

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Ripe fruit with soft wet flesh on tip

Water Damage

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and management of water damage in strawberry production.