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Dicamba Label Refresher

Before spraying dicamba formulations, know the label requirements.  Application window. This portion was updated for 2019. For dicamba-tolerant soybeans, only …

Southern Farm Show 2019

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

2018 NC OVT Cotton Data

The 2018 NC OVT Cotton data is now available. To view the full report, please visit the OVT …

2018 NC OVT Soybean Data

The 2018 NC OVT Soybean data for Union County is posted below in PDF format. The full season site …

Lomax Farm Field Day

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

NC Stripe Rust Alert

Please read the PDF providing information on the NC Stripe Rust Alert issued April 13th. Stripe Rust Alert …

Corn Growers Association of N.C. Referendum

Contact: Joyce L. Woodhouse (919) 880-8610 joycelwoodhouse@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION OF N.C. REFERENDUM RALEIGH – February 22 is the date when …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

Pansy affected by damping-off fungi.

Damping-off in Flower and Vegetable Seedlings

This factsheet offers information on damping off in flower and vegetable seedlings, a result of …

Field-grown tomato plant affected by southern blight

Southern Blight of Tomato and Pepper

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses Southern blight, a soil-borne fungus that attacks tomato and pepper, …

Photo of roller-crimping cereal rye / crimson clover cover crop

Organic Cotton Research in North Carolina

This publication discusses a study that sought to investigate alternatives to sole reliance on mechanical …

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Photo of mixture plots at Central Crops Research Station

Biomass Production With Legume and Small Grain Cover Crop Mixtures in North Carolina: Research Summary

This publication discusses a study to compare five winter pea genotypes to crimson clover and …

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Figure 1. Evidence of deer feeding on terminal buds (A, B) and t

Evaluating Damage From Deer Feeding On North Carolina Cotton

This publication discusses the yield losses, delayed maturity, and management associated with damaged caused by …

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Scouting for Stink Bug Damage in Southeast Cotton: Description and Use of a Pocket Scouting Decision Aid

This publication describes how cotton growers in the Southeast can use a pocket-size scouting decision …

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How Rising Fertilizer Prices Affect Optimum Nitrogen Rates

This publication helps farmers decide whether to reduce fertilization rates in order to achieve maximum …

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Photo comparing cold injury symptoms on two varieties

Cold Injury and Boron Deficiency in Tobacco Seedlings

This publication describes differences between cold injury and boron deficiency in tobacco seedlings grown …

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