Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

Cover photo for Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

Keeping Your Christmas Tree Fresh

The Christmas tree is one of the highlights of the holiday season. North Carolina produces over 4 million Christmas …

Plan Now for a Larger Pecan Harvest

How is your pecan tree really doing, asks Duplin County Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agent Tom Hroza. At this time of …

Annual Respirator Fit Test

Annual Respirator Fit Testing To schedule appointments please call, 910-592-7161. This years annual fit testing will be held Thursday, January 19th, …

Do You Have Peach Tree Borers?

Does your ornamental or fruit tree trunk occasionally weep a ‘jelly’ like substance? If so, it is time to …

Tip for Sowing Small Seeds

Gardening can be made easier by doing some of the work indoors first, especially when dealing with small seeds. “One …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Pseudoperonospora humuli

Hop Downy Mildew

This factsheet offers information on the identification and control of hop downy mildew, a fungus …

Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

The identification and management of basil downy mildew is discussed in this factsheet.

Cross-section of Fusarium root rot

Fusarium Root Rot of Sweetpotato

This factsheet discusses the identification and control of Fusarium root rot, a fungus that causes …

P. capsici sporangia as viewed under the microscope

Phytophthora Blight of Peppers

Phytophthora blight of peppers is caused by a fungal-like pathogen that can cause crown rot …

Figure 1. Wilting of the aboveground tissue. All leaves are wilt

Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon

Fusarium wilt of watermelon is a fungus that causes wilting of the aboveground tissue and …

Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This factsheet covers downy mildew disease in cucurbits, including identification, transmission and disease management and …

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 …

wilting

Charcoal Rot of Stevia

This factsheet summarizes the symptoms and control of charcoal rot in stevia.

2 weeks agoDiseases of Stevia