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Cover photo for Cotton Planting Conditions April 29, 2019

Cotton Planting Conditions April 29, 2019

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science & Soil Sciences and Extension Cotton Specialist Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton Soil …

Cover photo for Cotton Planting Conditions April 25, 2019

Cotton Planting Conditions April 25, 2019

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science & Soil Sciences and Extension Cotton Specialist Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton Soil …

Cutleaf eveningprimrose (pictured) is a common weed encountered preplant burndown.

New Burndown Herbicide: Elevore

Burndown season is here and while glyphosate (Roundup, others) plus 2,4-D plus flumioxazin (Valor SX, others) is the standard, …

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Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

This factsheet explains how proper land application of municipal biosolids can protect public health and …

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Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet describes the nutrient composition of poultry manure and land application techniques based on …

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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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Map showing counties that participated in nitrogen trials

Selecting Nitrogen Rates in North Carolina: Recent Work on Corn and Wheat

This publication discusses the results of recent nitrogen rate trials in the North Carolina coastal …

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Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

This publication has been prepared to acquaint growers, packers, and shippers with the most current …

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Tray Summary

Steam: An Alternative Method of Float Tray Sanitation

Due to the limited availability of methyl bromide, tobacco growers need other methods to sanitize …

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Symptoms of wilt and root rot caused by Pythium sp.

Pythium Root and Crown Rot of Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses pythium root and crown rot in industrial hemp production.

Figure 1. Regular flushing using a flushing riser assembly

Critical Management Issues for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Although subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is in its infancy in North Carolina, it is becoming …