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Stink Bug Management in Cotton

Stink bugs are tearing through cotton that has bolls.  Both plant bugs and especially stink bugs and their damage vary widely across North Carolina, but are generally at much higher levels that we’ve MORE » – from   Cotton

Handling Plant Bugs Post Bloom popular

Plant bugs are still being found and treated, even farther into the Coastal Plain than usual.  It seems like a lot of our fields treated for plant bugs in the past have experienced MORE » – from   Cotton

[grainssoybeans] 2014 Duplin County Corn Variety Test

To:  Duplin Co. Corn Interests From:  Curtis D. Fountain Agricultural Extension Agent – Field Crops 2014 Duplin Co. Corn Variety Test Cooperators:  Ralph Jr./Rick/William Lanier Planting Date:  May 8 Row Width:  38 inches MORE »

[tobacco] Rainfree Periods, Tour & Scounting School

To:  Duplin Co. Tobacco Interests From:  Curtis D. Fountain Agricultural Extension Agent – Field Crops Flumetralin & MH Rainfree Periods The rainfree period for flumetralin (Prime+, FluPro, Drexalin Plus, etc.) is 2 hours. MORE »

[peanut] Apogee & July 10 Leaf Spot Advisory

To:  Duplin Co. Peanut Interests From:  Curtis D. Fountain Agricultural Extension Agent – Field Crops Apogee Think of Apogee (BASF) as the Pix of peanuts.  Apogee reduces internode elongation.  Apogee manages potential excessive MORE »

[peanut] Leaf Spot Advisory

To:  Duplin Co. Peanut Interests From:  Curtis D. Fountain Agricultural Extension Agent – Field Crops I will forward the NCSU Leaf Spot Advisory Monday-Friday to Duplin Co. peanut growers for 3 locations:  Kenansville, MORE »

Heat Index Information Online! popular

In their June 24 blog post, the NC State Climate Office (SCO) discusses the history of the heat index and how it is calculated.  Basically, the heat index is a way to determine how warm MORE » – from   Onslow County Center

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ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Aug 19, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 4 weeks away
Outdoor Hog Grower SchoolTue Sep 9, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Duplin County Center, Kenansville, NC
— 2 months away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Sep 16, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 2 months away
10-Hour Animal Waste ClassTue Oct 21, 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Duplin County Center, Kenansville, NC
— 3 months away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Oct 21, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 3 months away
10-Hour Animal Waste ClassWed Oct 22, 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Duplin County Center, Kenansville, NC
— 3 months away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Nov 18, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 4 months away
ECA Leadership Team MeetingTue Dec 16, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Large Conference Room - Lois G. Britt Ag Service Center - Kenansville
— 5 months away
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