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Soybeans Update 8/22/2018

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

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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 …

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Solar PV Education Meeting

JOHNSTON COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION TO HOST SOLAR PV EDUCATION MEETING From: Bryant Spivey, County Extension Director bmspivey@ncsu.edu 919-989-5380 A solar education meeting will explain …

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Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Should You Have Your Water Tested?

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The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

The grape and wine industry in North Carolina is now worth in excess of $30 …

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Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

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Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A …

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The Value of Honey Bees as Pollinators in North Carolina

The impact of honey bees on not only North Carolina, but the entire world is …

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Hard Hose Traveler Irrigation System

This publication contains step-by-step guidelines for determining irrigated acreage for hard hose traveler irrigation systems …

Load-Area Method Spreader System

This publication explains the load-area method, one of the two methods in which semi-solid animal …