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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 …

adult kudzu bugs and nymphs

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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Pansy affected by damping-off fungi.

Damping-off in Flower and Vegetable Seedlings

This factsheet offers information on damping off in flower and vegetable seedlings, a result of …

Field-grown tomato plant affected by southern blight

Southern Blight of Tomato and Pepper

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses Southern blight, a soil-borne fungus that attacks tomato and pepper, …

Photo of roller-crimping cereal rye / crimson clover cover crop

Organic Cotton Research in North Carolina

This publication discusses a study that sought to investigate alternatives to sole reliance on mechanical …

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Biomass Production With Legume and Small Grain Cover Crop Mixtures in North Carolina: Research Summary

This publication discusses a study to compare five winter pea genotypes to crimson clover and …

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Evaluating Damage From Deer Feeding On North Carolina Cotton

This publication discusses the yield losses, delayed maturity, and management associated with damaged caused by …

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Scouting for Stink Bug Damage in Southeast Cotton: Description and Use of a Pocket Scouting Decision Aid

This publication describes how cotton growers in the Southeast can use a pocket-size scouting decision …

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How Rising Fertilizer Prices Affect Optimum Nitrogen Rates

This publication helps farmers decide whether to reduce fertilization rates in order to achieve maximum …

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Cold Injury and Boron Deficiency in Tobacco Seedlings

This publication describes differences between cold injury and boron deficiency in tobacco seedlings grown …

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