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Specialty Crops

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 …

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Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

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

Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

2 weeks ago

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 …

1/26/18

Sweet Corn Production

Field corn was grown in North America before 200 BC. Field corn is produced primarily …

Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

1/8/18

Herbicide Injury - Gramoxone (Paraquat)

Gramoxone herbicide injury is described.

Fire Blight

This apple pathology factsheet describes fire blight in apple, including identification and disease management.