Commercial horticulture — fruit, vegetable and landscape plant production — represents a fast-growing segment of North Carolina’s economy. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps growers implement research-based production practices, investigate high-value alternative crops, develop sound business plans and explore new marketing options to ensure continued farm profitability, environmental stewardship and quality of life.
From the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA): In September 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released several reproposed sections of food safety regulations originally proposed in January 2013: Standards for produce production (Produce Rule) MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Forecast discussion day 3 – 5 (26 Nov – 28 Nov) Temperatures start off near average but drop below average with rain changing to snow showers. A strong low is expected to form along the coast MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
North Carolina Farmers and Growers: North Carolina Cooperative Extension would like to hear from you about your pest management needs (diseases, insects, weeds, nematodes, rodents, etc.). Spend 10 to 15 minutes filling out MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Fig. 1. Min temp map for NC 11/19 Minimum temp table for NC on Wed morning: 11/19: NC Min Temp 7 days Dear Growers, Agents, Agronomists and Others, Though we had to put MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
Forecast discussion day 3 – 5 (19 Nov – 21 Nov) Temperatures remain well below average early in the period. . A strong high is expected to drop out of Canada pushing a strong cold front through MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
Good afternoon, FYI – I just received this MID-ATLANTIC update from Dr. Schlegal via Bob Rouse in MD “The cold air that is in the mid-Atlantic region will remain until about the 23rd MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
To the Strawberry Industry, On behalf of the Department of Horticultural Science, I would like to update you all on the strawberry research and extension program at NC State University. NCSU has a MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information