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Bollworm Boom or Bust in 2021?

As we near early August, cotton growers should be shifting their focus from early-season insects to late-season pests that …

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Plant Bug Management in Cotton

Cotton must be managed differently pre- and post-bloom. First of all, we need to use the correct sampling method. …

2021 Cotton Loan Chart - PLASTICS!

The United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency released the 2021- crop Upland Cotton Loan Premium and Discount …

Recordings of Winter Cotton Meetings

We will post the Zoom recordings of cotton meetings here once they are available. Beaufort, Hyde, Tyrell & Washington County …

Preliminary Cotton OVT Results

We only had three locations for cotton OVT in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions. We are only presenting the …

2021 Winter Cotton Meetings

Our cotton meetings will be held virtually this year using Zoom this year due to COVID-19 and restrictions set …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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Miscanthus: An Environmental Choice for Marginal Lands

This publication discusses the environmental benefits of planting miscanthus — a tall, perennial grass — …

4 days ago
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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

7/9/21
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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

6/23/21
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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

6/10/21
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Mid-Season Soybean Molybdenum (Mo) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of molybdenum deficiency in …

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Mid-Season Soybean Potassium (K) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of potassium deficiency in …

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Mid-Season Soybean Phosphorus (P) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of phosphorus deficiency in …