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Tim Britton

Tim Britton

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops Johnston County
Street Address: 2736 NC Highway 210
Smithfield, NC 27577
Mailing Address: 2736 NC Highway 210
Smithfield, NC 27577

Job Description Responsibilities included assisting growers with problem diagnosis, variety selection, disease, weed and insect identification in field crops and developing educational programs for individuals with pesticide licenses.


Recent Posts by Tim Britton

2021 Fumigation Recertification

Fumigation recertification on Thursday, February 25, 2021. Growers must attend a 1-hour fumigation recertification training once every three years. …

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. …

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