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Crop Production Resources

Green and yellow squash

NC State Extension provides extensive resources on a variety of crops produced in the state. Crop Portals are useful hubs of information on plant spacings, nutrient requirements, pest and disease issues, and other pertinent details.


Tourism Extension – Agritourism


Buncombe County Bee Keepers Club
Entomology – Insect Biology and Management

Blackberry Portal

Integrated Pest Management – North Carolina Blackberries and Raspberries
Blackberry and Raspberry News and Updates

Blueberry Portal

NCSU Blueberries

Michigan State University’s popular blueberry scouting guide “A Pocket Guide to IPM Scouting in Highbush Blueberries” is a free download to your smartphone or tablet

Crop Fertility

A thorough resource on interpreting crop fertility based on soil tests provided by the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services. 

Hemp Portal

Hemp News and Updates
Hemp Connections – A Service for North Carolina Hemp Farmers
N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Licensing/Processing 

High Tunnels

Seasonal High Tunnels NCRS
Research & Production Resources
Cornell High Tunnels


University of Florida Hydroponics
Cornells Controlled Environment Agriculture


Basil Downy Mildew
Rutgers Basil Instagram

Medicinal Herbs

New Crops and Organics – Herbs


What Are Microgreens?

Organic Production 

Horticulture – Organic Production

Strawberry Portal

Strawberry Growers News and Updates
Integrated Pest Management – North Carolina Strawberries
Strawberry Diagnostic Key
AGMRC – Strawberries (Enterprise Budget tools)

Vegetable Production

Vegetable Production News and Events
Vegetable Pest Management
Southeast Vegetable Crop Handbook