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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Seed Drill Available for Rent

Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation District’s seed drill is available for rent through the district. Reserve your dates …

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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Raleigh City Farm

We are a community-supported farm. We have activated more than 1,500 community members in support of this farm through …

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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes and addresses how to control them in turf.

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Nematodes in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of nematodes in turfgrasses.

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Insect and Related Pests of Vegetables

This publication includes a key to identifying insects that can affect vegetable production. Asparagus, beans …

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Figure 1 A-F, line drawings of winged insects

Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs

This publications contains detailed drawings and descriptions to aid in identifying pests and insects of …

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Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Cutworms in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of cutworms in strawberries.

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Zoysiagrass Mites

This publication discusses the biology and control of zoysiagrass mites, occasional pests of turfgrass in …

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Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).