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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

Green and Yellow Plant Wilting

Fusarium Wilt of Tomato

Fusarium wilt of tomato is caused by the soilborne fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici. Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici mainly causes wilt …

Injury caused by stink bugs feeding on stalks before the ear emerged (prior to tasseling)

Stink Bugs in Corn

Because of the dry weather, corn planting has happened quickly this year. Now plants are growing, and pest management …

Green Grass and Brown Mud

Managing Mud on the Farm

Winter in Union County is often synonymous with mud season. It can feel like the ground will never get …

Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

Cover photo for Lomax Field Day

Lomax Field Day

Pest pressure is a prominent issue on organic and sustainable farms. Join us at the 4th Annual Lomax Field …

Southern Farm Show 2019

The Southern Farm Show begins January 30 and runs through February 1 at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. …

Lomax Farm Field Day

Lomax Farm Field Day will be held on May 22nd from 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon at 3445 Atando …

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This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Solar Panel Materials, End of Life, and Regulation

This factsheet discusses issues relating to the end-of-life and decommissioning of a solar farm.

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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

This factsheet shares some statistics about the H-2A visa program in North Carolina.

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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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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

Liability for Injury from Livestock

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