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Center Update: Herbicide Efficacy

Evaluation of Herbicide Efficacy from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Applications in Naturalized Areas in Golf Courses PI: Ramon Leon; Student: Andrew …

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USDA Farm Payment Program

USDA Farm Payment Program Livestock, vegetable, fruit, nursery, Christmas tree, and other producers are eligible for financial assistance from the …

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NC FarmLink

NC FarmLink was recently featured in Tobacco Farm Quarterly. In the article, found on page 18, journalist, Lara Ivanitch …

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New Organic Lawn Care Guide

We have posted a new “Organic Lawn Care Guide” publication. Natural or “organic” methods of lawn care can provide …

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Offsetting Drought for Small-Scale Vegetable Production in North Carolina

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Calibrating Soil-Water Measuring Devices

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Selection and Management of Efficient Low Volume Irrigation System

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Selection and Management of Efficient Hand-Move Solid Set and Permanent Irrigation System

Hand-move irrigation systems are normally used to irrigate small fields. Solid-set and permanent sprinkler irrigation …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Center-Pivot and Linear Move Irrigation Systems

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Figure 1. Schematic of layout for a cable tow traveler.

Selection and Management of Efficient Self-propelled Gun Traveler Irrigation System

The self-propelled gun type traveler system is usually the most practical system for irrigating irregular …

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