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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

Varroa Mites in Honeybees

Many still question, what is happening to the honeybee population? One issue that affects honeybee colonies is the Varroa …

From the Vine – Fall

September 22 is the autumnal equinox, which marks the first day of fall. Days begin to get shorter, crispness …


Pesticide is a broad term when it comes to chemicals. Pesticides are broken down into many categories. For example, …

FieldWatch Program

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has recently partnered with FieldWatch. The purpose of this program is …

Understanding Financial Risk

Financial risk has three basic components: 1) the cost and availability of debt capital, 2) the ability to meet …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …


Charcoal Rot of Stevia

This factsheet summarizes the symptoms and control of charcoal rot in stevia.

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Cucumbers (Fresh and Processing)

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests of cucumbers …


How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds and other crop pests of strawberries …

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Are Neighbors Benefiting from Wine Tourism Development? Perceptions from the North Carolina Piedmont Triad

This publication discusses how residents of the North Carolina Triad area perceive the benefits of …

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2016 North Carolina Peach and Nectarine Disease and Pest Mangement

This publication is intended to help you manage diseases and pests of peaches. In choosing …

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Spittlebug in Strawberries

This publication describes the spittlebug and its impacts on the North Carolina strawberry crop.

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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, …