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NC FarmLink

NC FarmLink was recently featured in Tobacco Farm Quarterly. In the article, found on page 18, journalist, Lara Ivanitch …

Growing Bloodroot

Growing Bloodroot?

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics …

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Monitoring for Asian Giant Hornet

May 4, 2020 – News Release NCDA&CS monitoring for Asian Giant Hornet; not detected yet in the state Asian Giant Hornet …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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Figure 1. Life cycle of the azalea lace bug.

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This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

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Figure 1. Adult moth of the azalea leafminer.

Azalea Leafminer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the azalea leafminer.

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Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

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Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

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Figure 1. Bees in turf.

Bees in Turf

This Entomology Insect Note describes the control of bees in turfgrasses.

Water Quality and Professional Turfgrass Managers

Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …

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This factsheet provides recommended practices and management strategies for protecting wine grapes from spring frost …

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Figure 1. Adults and eggs of the southern red mite.

Southern Red Mite and Spruce Spider Mite

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the southern red mite and …