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Corn Referendum

Polling Location: Washington County Extension Office, 128 E. Water Street, Plymouth, NC February 22, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 …

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Cotton Test Plot Summary Book

The Cotton Test Plot Results have been published for all local 2016 trials including the Cotton Field Day plots and on-farm …

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Blue Ribbon Youth

The familiar early morning smell of feed and hay is returning for 4-H’ers this month. A new year means …

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4-H Clover Connection - Winter 2017

CLICK HERE to download the Winter 2017 Edition of the 4-H Clover Connection NewsletterWinter 2017 Edition of the 4-H Clover …

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Impact of Flooding in Corn

Heavy rains have left many fields of Washington County, NC flooded over the past few days. For more information …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

5 days ago
Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Scouting for Freeze Injury in Winter Wheat

This publication covers the signs and symptoms of freeze injury in winter wheat.

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NC Industrial Hemp Posters

Posters available to print regarding industrial hemp in North Carolina.

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.


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