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Blackland Farm Management Association

Blackland Farm Managers Tour

48th Annual Blackland Farm Managers Tour August 1, 2018 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3B Farms, 2200 Respess Road, Pinetown, NC Registration begins …

Cover photo for ServSafe Summer 2018

ServSafe Summer 2018

Two options: July 9th – One Day Class from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. August 9th & 10th – Two …

Mike Williams-Ag Agent

Thrips on Tobacco, Cotton and Peanuts

Click on the link below for more information from Mike Williams, Part-Time/Temporary Ag Agent, Washington County: Ag Update 5/8/18 You can …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Potato Leafhopper

Potato leafhopper description, life history, damage, and control.

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Warm-Season Perennial Forages Conserved as Hay: Nutritive Value and Quality

This bulletin brings together 18 independent experiments that address aspects of nutritive value and quality …

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Grazing Practices: A Review of the Literature

This technical bulletin reviews earlier research that evaluates the influence of grazing livestock, primarily beef …

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Tobacco - Boron (B) Deficiency

Tobacco plants that are B deficient are stunted very early on in production when compared …

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Image courtesy of Dr. Weimin Ye and NC Soybean Producers Board

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Temperature and Dose Influence Phoma Macrostoma Efficacy on Seedling Broadleaf Weeds

Phoma macrostoma, a potential biocontrol agent for turfgrass weeds, was isolated from Cirsium arvense plants …

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Management Practices for Controlling Mycotoxins in Corn: A Three-Year Summary

This publication summarizes the findings of a three-year study that analyzed the effects of fungicides, …

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