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Protect Your Plants From Frost

A frost warning is in effect for many parts of North Carolina this week. You may have already started …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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Farm City Photo Contest Winners

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center has announced their Farm City Photo Contest winners. The winning photographs will …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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Figure 1. Life cycle of the azalea lace bug.

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This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

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Figure 1. Adult moth of the azalea leafminer.

Azalea Leafminer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the azalea leafminer.

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Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

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Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

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Figure 1. Bees in turf.

Bees in Turf

This Entomology Insect Note describes the control of bees in turfgrasses.

Water Quality and Professional Turfgrass Managers

Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …

Cold air drains to lower topographical points

Prevention and Management of Frost Injury in Wine Grapes

This factsheet provides recommended practices and management strategies for protecting wine grapes from spring frost …

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Figure 1. Adults and eggs of the southern red mite.

Southern Red Mite and Spruce Spider Mite

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the southern red mite and …