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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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

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Winter Annual Cover Crops

This publication discusses production of winter annual cover crops, their benefits and management. Research has …

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Weed Management on Organic Farms

Organic farmers cite weed management as their number one research priority. This publication in the …

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Compost Production and Use in Sustainable Farming Systems

This field note for farmers published by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) describes …

Composting on Organic Farms

This publication describes the composting process, how to make compost that meets National Organic Program …

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Peach Cultivars

The purpose of this bulletin is to summarize the specific characteristics of the cultivars released …

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Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

Weed Management in Onions

Most commercial onions produced in North Carolina are seeded in the fall and harvested in …

Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …