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Cover photo for Native Tribes Corn Plot Tour

Native Tribes Corn Plot Tour

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, from 10 a.m. to noon at Brooks Farm, Person & Granville County Crops Agent Gary …

Face Masks for Farmworkers

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Person County Center just received 500 masks for farmworkers through the efforts of the NC AgroMedicine Institute and …

April 13 Insect Crop Report

Insect moth count is up and I’m finding moths in army worm traps, so scout wheat in the next …

Woman smiling with her hand out to dog. In the background, a big, red barn, tractor and chicken.

Veterans on the Farm

November 8, 2019 | Dee Shore As the wife of a career Marine, Roxanne Reed has seen post-traumatic stress and its impact …

June 5 Crop Update

Finally, the rain has stopped hay is being cut tobacco farmers are in the field putting on extra nitrogen …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

NCDA&CS Survey of Soybean Cyst Nematode in NC.

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Photo of leaf necrosis caused by stem canker

Soybean Stem Canker

This soybean disease factsheet describes southern stem canker, a disease of soybeans in North Carolina.

Leaf spots caused by P. nicotianae on flue-cured tobacco

Black Shank of Tobacco

Black shank is an economically important disease of tobacco that threatens production in North Carolina. …

Photo of angular leaf spots on cotton leaves.

Bacterial Blight of Cotton

This factsheet describes bacterial blight of cotton, including identification and disease management.

Photo of a field with a poor stand of cotton seedlings

Cotton Seedling Diseases

Seedling diseases are a major disease concern for North Carolina cotton production. Numerous fungi are …

Figure 1. Schematic representation of soil as a dynamic system

Soil, Water and Crop Characteristics Important to Irrigation Scheduling

This publication presents basic information on factors (veil, water and plant relationships) to be considered …

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Water Supplies for Subirrigation

This publication explains how to plan and maintain subirrigation systems by providing information on types …

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Best Management Practices for Agricultural Nutrients

This factsheet for farmers describes ways to control the harmful effects of excess nutrients while …

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