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Peach Blossom Blight with conidia

Blossom Blight on Peaches

By: David F. Ritchie; Extension Plant Pathologist – NC State University Blossom blight (caused by Monilinia fructicola that also causes brown …

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 …

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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 …

Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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2016 Top Performing Tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass Cultivars for North Carolina

This publication offers recommended tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass cultivars in North Carolina based on …

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

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Pesticide Selection for Water Quality Protection

While research has shown that pollution of surface and groundwater supplies from turfgrass pesticide application …

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Carolina Athletic Fields: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf on Athletic Turf

A guide to maintaining quality turf on athletic fields.

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Water Quality and Commercial Lawn Care

This publication describes the best management practices (BMP) to reduce sediment and keep nutrients and …

Algae and Moss Control in Turf

Infestations of algae and moss in the turf are associated with unfavorable conditions for growing …

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