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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

Bagworm Control

Bagworm Control Over the last few weeks I have received several calls about little brown balls or bags hanging from …

Dogwood Problems in Columbus County

Over the last two weeks I have received numerous calls concerning “Dogwood Problems”. Dogwoods are great trees however from …

orange and yellow daylily

Divide Those Daylilies!

Has it been more than 4 years since you divided your daylilies? Then, now is the time to divide …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Sell Produce to Distributors

This publication provides information about how producers can prepare for selling produce to wholesale distributors. …

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Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Colletotrichum spores

Glomerella Leaf Spot and Fruit Rot

This apple pathology factsheet describes Glomerella leaf spot and fruit rot in apple, including identification …

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Figure 1. Field loss can amount to a significant portion of the

How to Determine the Potential to Increase Vegetable Yield through Estimating and Reducing Field Losses

This publication discusses methods for boosting vegetable productivity by reducing field loss, which can amount …

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Fire Blight

This apple pathology factsheet describes fire blight in apple, including identification and disease management.

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Flyspeck and Sooty Blotch

This apple pathology factsheet describes flyspeck and sooty blotch in apple, including identification and disease …

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Cedar Apple Rust

This apple pathology factsheet describes cedar apple rust and provides a brief overview of other …