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Nutrient Leaching and Management

North Carolina has had record breaking precipitation during the past 12 months, and Sampson County has definitely seen its …

From the Vine - Rain 2021

If Eddie Rabbit (country singer) was still alive, he would definitely be enjoying our recent weather patterns, because he …

Winter Weed Removal

The holiday season often signifies the end of our growing season for many field grown crops. Most summer crops …

Harvest Time

In the state of North Carolina, agriculture is undoubtedly a big deal. The industry contributes over $70 billion and …

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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

Soybean Insect Pests

Farmers of all crops here in Sampson County often deal with a plethora of insect pests throughout the growing …

Managing Weeds in the Field

Weed management is one of the most crucial, worrisome, and sometimes one of the most expensive components of crop …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

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Mid-Season Soybean Molybdenum (Mo) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of molybdenum deficiency in …

Large (left) and small (right) plants with yellowing leaves

Mid-Season Soybean Potassium (K) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of potassium deficiency in …

Rows of healthy plants in field (top); stunted rows (bottom)

Mid-Season Soybean Phosphorus (P) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of phosphorus deficiency in …

Left, close-up of soybean leaves; right, close-up of stems

Mid-Season Soybean Copper (Cu) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of copper deficiency in …

Close-up of normal (left) and yellow-leaf (right) plants

Mid-Season Soybean Sulfur (S) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of sulfur deficiency in …

Plants with light green leaves and dark green veins

Mid-Season Soybean Boron (B) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of boron deficiency in …