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Regional Industrial Hemp Meeting

Monday, November 26, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at the Johnston County Ag Center, starting with a sponsored meal. Please …

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, …

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 …

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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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2014 Wheat Variety Performance and Recommendations

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Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

This online publication describes how cover crops affect the soil, how to establish cover crops, …

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2014 Soil Conditioners, Additives, and Plant Growth Regulator Tests

This publication covers soil conditioners, amendments, additives, and plant growth regulators during six trials that …

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Delineating Agriculture in the High Rock Lake Watershed

Under the proposed High Rock Lake Rules, the Basin Oversight Committee (BOC) is tasked with …

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Pumping Plant Performance

This publication discusses the causes of poor irrigation system performance. Some of these causes can …

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Calibrating Soil-Water Measuring Devices

This publication provides a step-by-step description of how to use the gravimetric method to calibrate …

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