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2018 NC Catch Summit Coming Soon

Brunswick Catch will host a conference about North Carolina fisheries and opportunities for our seafood economy March 12th and 13th. The …

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Making Sense of Pesticides

Choosing the “right” pesticide (herbicides, fungicides, insecticides) can be challenging and oftentimes confusing. These factsheets are intended to serve …

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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 …

Different Odors of Silage

My Silage Smells

Properly fermented silage should not have a strong smell because lactic acid – the main organic acid from silage …

Abundant Yellow Wildflowers

Crowned Beggarticks in the Ditch

Tickseed Sunflower or Crowned Beggarticks Bidens coronata -or- B. trichosperma I’ve been noticing some patches of lovely yellow flowers stretching tall out …

Avoiding Dicamba Drift

A number of dicamba drift situations, primarily tobacco and soybean, have been observed in recent days. Crop sensitivity to …

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Summer Canning Classes!

Interested in learning how to preserve your fresh summer veggies? Whether you grow them at home or you buy …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Kiwifruit

The kiwifruit is a large, woody, deciduous vine native to the Yangtze Valley of China. …

Comparison of healthy plant with P deficient plant.

Phosphorus Deficiency of Carinata

In this Brassica carinata (Ethiopian mustard) update, we highlight the symptoms of nitrogen deficiency. These …

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Marchitez de Fusarium en sandía

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

disease symptoms on squash stem

Pudrición gomosa del tallo en cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

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Añublo polvoriento en cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

 Cucurbitáceo en el pepino

Añublo lanoso en cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2013 por la …