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Center Update: Soil Microbiology

Understanding the Root-Associated Microbiota: Turfgrass Species Impacts PI: Wei Shi; Student: Qing Xia Introduction Turfgrass establishment and maintenance has long been …

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Center Update: Pest Management

Improved Pest Management Through New Monitoring Technology PI: Rick Brandenburg Introduction Cost effective pest management requires timely information on pest status and …

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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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New NCDA&CS Form for Soil Tests

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has just released a new Soil Test form for Gardeners. Download 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 …

Organic Lawn Care

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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Season Extension

Check out the great Season Extension information and resources on the Growing Small Farms website by Debbie …

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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

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Preemergence Herbicide Efficacy in Nurseries and Landscape Plantings

Preemergence herbicide efficacy summary chart, Ranking the efficacy of preemergence herbicides on most weeds of …

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Preemergence Herbicide Efficacy

A table of efficacy rankings for preemergence herbicides labeled for use in nursery crops and/or …

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4. Insects

This insects chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to identify insects, understand …

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This Botany Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook discusses plant taxonomy or how to name …

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2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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