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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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2019 Johnston County Bee School

Did you know honeybees are social? Nectar from 2 million flowers equals 1 pound of honey? They can travel …

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

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FSMA Produce Safety Training

This one-day training course on the Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) standardized curriculum is for produce growers. This course meets the regulatory requirements …

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AgVentures Grant Opportunity for Farmers

News-release The Johnston County Cooperative Extension Office is hosting a informational meeting regarding the 2018 NC AgVentures Grant Program on Tuesday, …

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Greenhouse Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the greenhouse whitefly, an insect …

Figure 2. Granulate ambrosia beetle trap.

Granulate (Asian) Ambrosia Beetle Trapping

This Entomology Insect Note offers information on scouting and trapping the granulate (Asian) ambrosia beetle, …

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Selection and Use of Stress-Tolerant Bedding Plants for the Landscape

Each of us are subjected to stresses and pressures every day in our home, work, …

Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees

Every nurseryman should know how to prune trees and the reason for the various pruning …

Managing Drought on Nursery Crops

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Using the PourThru Procedure for Checking EC and pH for Nursery Crops

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The Pour-Through Extraction Procedure: A Nutrient Management Tool for Nursery Crops

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