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Share the Harvest

“Share the Harvest” is a program that has been in place for seven years, helping provide fresh local produce …

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NCDA&CS Expects Good Blueberry Crop Through July

Dexter Hill, marketing specialist NCDA&CS Marketing Division 252-527-7125; dexter.hill@ncagr.gov RALEIGH – Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says the 2018 blueberry season is shaping up …

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Safe Plates Certification

NC Safe Plates is a food safety certification course developed by NC State University. Certification is based on passing …

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Local Food Guide!

This Local Food Guide is designed to make consumers aware of the benefits of buying and eating local food …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Emerging mildew

Apple Powdery Mildew

This apple pathology factsheet describes apple powdery mildew, including identification and disease management.

Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This factsheet covers downy mildew disease in cucurbits, including identification, transmission and disease management and …

Pseudoperonospora humuli

Hop Downy Mildew

This factsheet offers information on the identification and control of hop downy mildew, a fungus …

Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

The identification and management of basil downy mildew is discussed in this factsheet.

Cross-section of Fusarium root rot

Fusarium Root Rot of Sweetpotato

This factsheet discusses the identification and control of Fusarium root rot, a fungus that causes …

P. capsici sporangia as viewed under the microscope

Phytophthora Blight of Peppers

Phytophthora blight of peppers is caused by a fungal-like pathogen that can cause crown rot …

Figure 1. Wilting of the aboveground tissue. All leaves are wilt

Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon

Fusarium wilt of watermelon is a fungus that causes wilting of the aboveground tissue and …

Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …