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Let's Talk Turkey!

We could say that having turkey for the holidays is a tradition in our country. So, let’s make it …

Vermicomposting worms

Worm Composting Workshop July 15

Learn how to recycle kitchen food scraps into nutrient-packed worm compost. This easy, inexpensive, odorless activity will be explained …

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Monthly Drought Projections

For more information and a map of the affected areas, please visit NOAA/NWS Climate Prediction Center’s U.S. Monthly Drought …

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Why Soil Sample?

RALEIGH — Spring is the best time to fertilize your shrubs as it promotes optimal growth with healthy foliage …

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Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Scouting for Freeze Injury in Winter Wheat

This publication covers the signs and symptoms of freeze injury in winter wheat.

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NC Industrial Hemp Posters

Posters available to print regarding industrial hemp in North Carolina.

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Strawberries

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds and other crop pests of strawberries …

Apples

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests for apples …

Early blight symptoms on tomato

Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.