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Peach Blossom Blight with conidia

Blossom Blight on Peaches

Blossom Blight on Peaches By: David F. Ritchie; Extension Plant Pathologist – NC State University Blossom blight (caused by Monilinia fructicola that …

Mock FDA Pack House Inspection

There will be a mock FDA Pack House Inspection on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Pee Dee Orchard (11279 …

Tree Assistance Program

The 2014 Farm Bill authorized the Tree Assistance Program (TAP) to provide financial assistance to eligible orchardists and nursery …

Update: New Tifone Dealer

Following up on the recent post on the need for a new Tifone sprayer dealer: H&H Farm Machine Co Inc …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Zoysiagrass Mites

Zoysiagrass mites (Aceria (Eriophyes) zoysiae) are tiny, elongated (worm-like), white arachnids that are occasional pests …

2 days agoTurfFiles
Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

Figure 1. Ground pearl cysts and adult

Ground Pearls in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of ground pearls and addresses how to control them as …

2 days agoTurfFiles

Ronstar (oxadiazon)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Ronstar (oxadiazon).

Dismiss (sulfentrazone)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Dismiss (sulfentrazone).

Fortress (isoxaben + dithiopyr)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Fortress (isoxaben + dithiopyr).

Example of drip irrigation system.

Plasticulture for Commercial Vegetables

This guide for farmers describes the advantages and disadvantages of using plasticulture to grow vegetables. …

3 days ago
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 …