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2019 Field Days

Our county Extension agents have several excellent field days planned for this summer. There will be a diversity of …

2019 Soybean Yield Contest

The NC Soybean Yield Contest categories have changed from previous years for the 2019 Soybean Yield Contest and moving …

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To Plant or Not to Plant?

By: Rachel Vann and David Holshouser Now that the weather has turned hot and dry, and with limited rainfall in …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

Irrigation Management Strategies to Improve Water and Energy-Use Efficiencies

This publication discusses irrigation decisions that affect water and energy efficiencies.

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Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …

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Sweet Sorghum Production to Support Energy and Industrial Products

This publication offers an overview of the cultivation, harvest, and marketing opportunities of sweet sorghum …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

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Proper Postharvest Cooling and Handling Methods

This publication provides information on cooling basics, common produce cooling methods and other steps for …

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Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Sweet Corn

This factsheet acquaints growers, shippers and processors with energy-efficient cooling and handling methods useful in …

Peanut Growth and Development and Peanut Industry Terminology

This publication, chapter 10 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, offers information on peanut growth …

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Nonfoliar Yield Enhancement Products in North Carolina Soybeans

This publication discusses trends identified in how nonfoliar yield enhancement products affected soybean yield over …

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