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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 …

Spring Planting

Spring is undoubtedly a unique season here in North Carolina. Flowers will soon begin to bloom, bees will begin …

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Radical Roots: Sweetpotatoes

Often referred to as the “Orange Superfood”, the sweetpotato is an integral part of the American diet. From casseroles …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Guide

This guide for growers, updated annually, provides information on production and pest management practices applicable …

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Extension Personnel Working with Tobacco

This publication, part of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, lists North Carolina extension personnel …

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Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

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Curing and Mechanization

This publication, chapter 10 of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, offers information on the …

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Tobacco Insect Management

This publication, chapter 9 of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, covers insect management in …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Managing Diseases

This publication, chapter 8 of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, covers disease management in …

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Topping, Managing Suckers, and Using Ethephon

This publication, chapter 7 of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, provides information on topping …

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