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Do Your Dormant Oil Diligence

Applying dormant oil to backyard fruit trees and small orchard plantings. Months after annual crops are “in the barn”, cucurbits …

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NC FarmLink

NC FarmLink was recently featured in Tobacco Farm Quarterly. In the article, found on page 18, journalist, Lara Ivanitch …

Growing Bloodroot

Growing Bloodroot?

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics …

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Yadkin Pesticide Collection Day

Safely dispose of any unwanted pesticides for FREE through the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Yadkin County and the N.C. …

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Fall Is the Time to Lime

Lime is soil input that most North Carolina gardeners will use at some point. Many see an increase in …

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Managing a Miniature Menace

A practical guide to spotted wing drosophila (and blueberry maggot) management in Piedmont blueberries Background With the Piedmont blueberry season ramping …

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Slow Start to Warm Season Crops

Are your summer vegetables off to a slow start this year? The following will explain why this has happened, …

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This factsheet describes the small hive beetle, its life cycle and how to prevent infestations …

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The Honey Bee Dance Language

An overview of honey bee dancing, a behavior that constitutes a language telling other workers …

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The Different Types of Honey Bees

Honey bees, like all other living things, vary in traits such as temperament, disease resistance …

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Comparison of Russian and Italian Honey Bees

Italian honey bees are susceptible to two deadly parasitic mites, while Russian bees have shown …

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2021 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group offers this handbook, a joint effort among Extension Specialists …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

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