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FoodCorps Recruitment Is Underway

FoodCorps, a national organization that connects children in limited resource communities to healthy food in school, has opened applications …

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2018 Commercial Poultry Grower Meetings

Register here for the meeting http://go.ncsu.edu/2018-commercial-poultry-grower There is no charge for the class. Lunch will be sponsored, so please register! Please RSVP by …

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Beginner Beekeeping Course 2018

The Guilford County Beekeepers Association and the North Carolina Extension Service will offer the Beginners Beekeeping Course series starting in …

Multicolored Asian lady beetle Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org

Lady Beetles Coming Inside

The multicolored Asian lady beetle has invaded many homes recently and these smelly pests have caused many headaches leaving …

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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 …


How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests for apples …

Early blight symptoms on tomato

Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.