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National Farm City Week 2020

November 20-27, 2020 Long before the founding of the United States, farms and ranches have been an essential part of …

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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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Understanding Lime Application

When lime and fertilizers are applied to soils, the onset of many chemical reactions takes place. Some occur instantly, …

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Pest Watch - Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula (White), is an invasive planthopper that was first detected in the United States in Berks …

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Corn Growers Referendum

February 22 is the date when corn growers will vote on continuation of the self assessment program for six …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

Advisory Index for Transitioning from Conventional to Reduced Tillage Peanut Production in North Carolina

This advisory index is designed to help growers anticipate peanut response to reduced tillage as …

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Soil Fertility Management for Irish Potato Production in Eastern North Carolina

This publication describes fertilizer management strategies for optimum potato yields and to prevent problems (such …

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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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2021 Cotton Information

2021 Cotton Information is meant to help growers plan for the coming year and make …

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Cotton Terminology

This publication, chapter 16 of the 2021 Cotton Information handbook, is a glossary of terms …

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Cotton Classification

This publication, chapter 15 of the 2021 Cotton Information handbook, provides information about the classing …

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Sprayer Calibration

This publication, chapter 14 of the 2021 Cotton Information handbook, provides information on sprayer calibration …

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Cotton Production with Conservation Tillage

This publication, chapter 13 of the 2021 Cotton Information handbook, covers the role of conservation …

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