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NC Commerce: Job Retention Grant

North Carolina businesses and certain nonprofits that missed out on other COVID-19 relief funds can now apply for a …

Soybean Insecticide Choices - 2020

I know that commodity prices are a major concern and spending more money on more expensive products seems inefficient, …

Figure 1 A) Stripe rust is characterized by yellow to orange lesions arranged in stripes on wheat leaves. Heads can become infected if the disease is severe. B) Stripe rust foci in a wheat field. Fields with multiple foci should be treated with fungicide first. Images courtesy of Barry Lewis (A) and Tim Britton (B).

Wheat Issues - May 5, 2020

Wheat Issues – Stripe Rust Alert This past weekend, a stripe rust alert was issued by Dr. Cowger and Dr. …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Guide

This guide for growers, updated annually, provides information on production and pest management practices applicable …

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Extension Personnel Working with Tobacco

This publication, part of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, lists North Carolina extension personnel …

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Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

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Curing and Mechanization

This publication, chapter 10 of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, offers information on the …

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Tobacco Insect Management

This publication, chapter 9 of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, covers insect management in …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Managing Diseases

This publication, chapter 8 of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, covers disease management in …

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Topping, Managing Suckers, and Using Ethephon

This publication, chapter 7 of the 2021 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, provides information on topping …

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