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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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Landscape Contractor CEU Offerings

Landscape contractors are often looking for an assortment of opportunities to access the various credits that they need to …

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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Bugs and More Bugs

Just when homeowners were getting used to dealing with boxelder bugs and multicolored Asian lady beetles invading the house …

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Tomato Late Blight

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of tomato late blight.

Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing

To apply restricted-use pesticides to agricultural commodities, you must be certified or be supervised by …

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Leaching Fraction: A Tool to Schedule Irrigation for Container-Grown Nursery Crops

Monitoring leachate can be a helpful tool to successfully schedule irrigation and avoid the inefficiencies …

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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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North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

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Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Fusilade II (fluazifop-P-butyl)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Fusilade II (fluazifop-P-butyl).