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Latest News on Tobacco Crops

Welcome to the August 2018 update for the Johnston County Tobacco News! This update features information on frogeye leaf spot, …

soybean plants growing rapid

Soybeans Update 8/22/2018

The 2018 growing season has been anything but normal. Soybeans were planted into soils ranging from wet to extremely …

Central Coastal Plain Regional Wheat Variety Data for 2018

Wheat Variety Trials

Wheat Variety Trials This area of the State has a wide range of soil types and rolling to fairly …

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Kudzu Bugs in Soybean Fields

Kudzu bugs have been spotted a few fields in Johnston County. For soybeans less than 1 foot tall, the …

July/August 2018 Livestock News

News, tips, and information about livestock and forage production. Click the link to download the newsletter. July/August 2018 Livestock …

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May/June 2018 Livestock News

News, tips, and information about livestock and forage production. Click the link to download the newsletter. May/June 2018 Livestock …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

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Controlled Drainage – An Important Practice to Protect Water Quality That Can Enhance Crop Yields

This publication discusses how to use controlled drainage as way to to reduce nutrient losses …

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Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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Añublo Polvoriento en Cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

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