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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 …

EPA Approves Pesticides for Hemp

12/23/2019 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved 10 pesticides for use on hemp. Of the pesticides approved, …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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Cannabis Aphid in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses the biology, damage, and management of the cannabis aphid in industrial hemp …

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Corn Earworm and Tobacco Budworm in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses the biology, damage, and management of the corn earworm and tobacco budworm …

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Japanese beetle adult, pupae, and grubs.

Japanese Beetle in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet describes the biology of Japanese beetles and their impact on industrial hemp plants …

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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

1 week agoSoilFacts
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Starter Phosphorus Fertilizer and Additives in North Carolina Soils: Use, Placement, and Plant Response

Phosphorus (P) is the second most important nutrient in crop production but is often found …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts

Calibrating Field Sprayers

This brochure covers the procedures and formulas for calibrating field sprayers.

6/23/20
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Armyworm Complex in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet discusses the biology, identification, and control of armyworms in soybeans in …

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Green Cloverworm in Soybean

This Soybean Insect Factsheet describes the biology, identification, and control of green cloverworm in soybeans …