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Insect Control on Forage Crops

R. Brandenburg, D.D. Reisig, and T.L. Billeisen, Entomology and Plant Pathology Insects pests of pastures and forage crops are often …

Early Maturing Soybeans in NC

Please find a link to a video summarizing the agent-led research on early maturing soybeans across the state: Managing Early …

Aphids in Wheat

Excerpt from Dr. Dominic Reisig aphid article I have received numerous calls within the past week about relatively heavy aphid …

Pesticide application

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 30 and runs through February 1 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 …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

A sample waste report predicting nutrient availability

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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Average First Fall Frost Dates for Selected North Carolina Locations

Frost forms on solid objects when the water vapor in the atmosphere changes from its …

Average Growing Season for Selected North Carolina Locations

Growing season is defined as the number of days without an air temperature of 32°F …

Average Solar Radiation and Wind Information for North Carolina

Solar radiation provides the energy to warm our atmosphere and allow plant growth and animal …

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Industrial Hemp in North Carolina: A Guide to Understanding and Evaluating Contracts

This guide provides an overview of contraction options for the growing industrial hemp industry in …

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Brown Spot of Tobacco

Brown spot is a disease of increasing importance in flue cured tobacco production.This disease is …

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Gray Mold of Industrial Hemp

Gray mold of industrial hemp is common to most regions that produce this crop. It …