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Pasquotank County Pesticide School

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Pasquotank County Center will be having a Pesticide School on August 7, 2019, in Elizabeth City. Register …

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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OBX Living Series

The OBX Living Series, a program of Dare County NC Cooperative Extension, is designed for youth and adults who …

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Hurricane Preparedness

A good rule of thumb with any potential disaster is to hope for the best, but plan for the …

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Become a Master Gardener!

Applications will be accepted for the 2019 Dare County Master Gardener program beginning November 2018. Is there a fee? The cost …

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Contaminated Organic Insecticide Products

The attachments listed below provide important information on recently detected contamination of organic insecticide products containing azadirachtin. Some of …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

Map showing counties that participated in nitrogen trials

Selecting Nitrogen Rates in North Carolina: Recent Work on Corn and Wheat

This publication discusses the results of recent nitrogen rate trials in the North Carolina coastal …

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Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

This publication has been prepared to acquaint growers, packers, and shippers with the most current …

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Tray Summary

Steam: An Alternative Method of Float Tray Sanitation

Due to the limited availability of methyl bromide, tobacco growers need other methods to sanitize …

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Symptoms of wilt and root rot caused by Pythium sp.

Pythium Root and Crown Rot of Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses pythium root and crown rot in industrial hemp production.

Figure 1. Regular flushing using a flushing riser assembly

Critical Management Issues for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Although subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is in its infancy in North Carolina, it is becoming …

Figure 1. Media and disk filters used in SDI systems.

Design and Installation of SDI Systems in North Carolina

As a part of the humid Southeast, North Carolina’s climate, topography, soils, cropping systems, and …

Figure 1. Arrows point to the dripline.

Site Selection for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is a relatively new system that may give North Carolina producers …

Fig. 1. Typical Components of Subsurface Drip Irrigation System.

SDI Considerations for North Carolina Growers and Producers

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is the practice of installing drip irrigation below the ground. SDI …