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Specialty Crops

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How to Grow Better Tomatoes

The lovely summer tomato, what could be better sliced thickly and served up on a sandwich or as a …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

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

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Asparagus Crown Production

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

Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

Phytophthora leaf blight and root rot is a devastating disease which causes a leaf blight …

Precision Seeding for Vegetable Crops

Precision seeding is defined as the placing of desired numbers of seeds at a precise …

Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …

Sources of Goldenseal Seeds, Plants or Roots

This publication offers a list of companies and nurseries that carry goldenseal seeds or plants …

Cucumbers (Fresh and Processing)

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests in North …

Bulb Onions

The onion is a cool season crop that will withstand moderate freezes. It may be …