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2020 Pesticide School- POSTPONED

Manteo, NC – The Spring 2020 Pesticide Safety School Schedule is now available for registrants who are seeking initial …

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Report to the People

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Dare County invites you to attend our annual Report to the People, Tuesday, February 4, …

Glyphosate Questions?

In light of the recent jury based court decision in California, N.C. Cooperative Extension agents and NC State University …

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New Ag Tech in Dare County

We are happy to announce Amy Jordan as our new Agricultural Technician Program Assistant. She is a recent transplant …

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Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Maximizing the Durability of Athletic Fields

Durable athletic fields begin with sound construction and careful planning. Good management practices can increase …

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Baseball Field Layout and Construction

Knowing a few basics and having some appropriate tools is all that is necessary before …

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Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This publication for homeowners and landscapers describes how to mow, fertilize, irrigate, and control weeds …

Organic Lawn Care: A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and Pest Management

This guide to lawn maintenance for North Carolina contains information on establishing a new lawn, …

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Claycolored leaf beetles

Claycolored Leaf Beetle

Claycolored leaf beetles are a sporadic pest in the landscape.

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Sustainable Practices for Plasticulture Strawberry Production in the Southeast

This publication will outline sustainable management practices that are appropriate for strawberry growers in the …

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Stem Blight of Blueberry

This Fruit Disease Information factsheet discusses blueberry stem blight, the primary disease limiting establishment of …