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Cover photo for 2021 WNC Hemp Grower Meeting

2021 WNC Hemp Grower Meeting

3/29/2021 – Videos from 2021 WNC Hemp Grower Meeting Held via Zoom on February 17, 2021 Organized by NC Extension personnel …

hemp hanging to dry

Update on the Final Rule for Hemp

3/8/2021 – Today the USDA announced they have completed their review and are moving forward with the Final Rule …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Cold air drains to lower topographical points

Prevention and Management of Frost Injury in Wine Grapes

This factsheet provides recommended practices and management strategies for protecting wine grapes from spring frost …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Figure 1. Southwest damage on an Asian pear trunk

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

2/22/21
Club-roots on a grass treated with prodiamine

Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Symptoms of black root rot on rose

Black Root Rot on Ornamental Plants

Black root rot impacts a range of woody and herbaceous ornamental plant species primarily in …

Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

2/11/21