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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 …

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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 …

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2017 OVT Soybean Data Available!

The 2017 NC OVT soybean and sorghum data are now available on the OVT website (www.ncovt.com). This includes single …

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Tasty Tuesdays Cooking Class

Class meets each Tuesday in November. Make over your holiday cooking with this hands-on cooking class. Cost …

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2017 Corn Hybrid Data Available!

The agents of Beaufort, Hyde, Tyrrell and Washington Counties established five corn hybrid trials with varying location, row width, …

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Washington County Peanut Pod Blasting

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Albemarle Beach Farms 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. When collecting samples, keep the following things in mind: Collect samples …

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2017 BFMA Tour

Contact Anna-Beth Williams at 252-793-2163 for more …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Sell Produce to Distributors

This publication provides information about how producers can prepare for selling produce to wholesale distributors. …

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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 …

Colletotrichum spores

Glomerella Leaf Spot and Fruit Rot

This apple pathology factsheet describes Glomerella leaf spot and fruit rot in apple, including identification …

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Figure 1. Field loss can amount to a significant portion of the

How to Determine the Potential to Increase Vegetable Yield through Estimating and Reducing Field Losses

This publication discusses methods for boosting vegetable productivity by reducing field loss, which can amount …

7/19/18
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Fire Blight

This apple pathology factsheet describes fire blight in apple, including identification and disease management.

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Flyspeck and Sooty Blotch

This apple pathology factsheet describes flyspeck and sooty blotch in apple, including identification and disease …

CAR on leaf

Cedar Apple Rust

This apple pathology factsheet describes cedar apple rust and provides a brief overview of other …