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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

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Turfgrass Academy

A group of North Carolina high school students attended Turfgrass Academy April 5-6 to explore NC State University’s turfgrass …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Dismiss (sulfentrazone)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Dismiss (sulfentrazone).

Ronstar (oxadiazon)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Ronstar (oxadiazon).

Fortress (isoxaben + dithiopyr)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Fortress (isoxaben + dithiopyr).

Example of drip irrigation system.

Plasticulture for Commercial Vegetables

This guide for farmers describes the advantages and disadvantages of using plasticulture to grow vegetables. …

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Pansy affected by damping-off fungi.

Damping-off in Flower and Vegetable Seedlings

This factsheet offers information on damping off in flower and vegetable seedlings, a result of …

Bacterial spot symptoms on field tomatoes caused by Xanthomonas

Bacterial Spot of Pepper and Tomato

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and control of bacterial spot of peppers and tomatoes.

Steam is directed to the weeds growing in the cracks of pavement

Are There Alternatives to Glyphosate for Weed Control in Landscapes?

Many landscape maintenance professionals have grown reliant on glyphosate for weed control. Landscape weed control …

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.