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Buds Look Good

Follow this link to a post about buds after freeze. …

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2014 Starting Off COLD

2014 Starting off COLD January 1, 2014 Blackberry Crop Update: Short version: Buds are tight and still developing. Chilling has not been met …

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Blackberry and Raspberry Seasonal Checklist

Blackberry and Raspberry Seasonal Checklist Winter 2013-14 Gina Fernandez, Small Fruit Specialist North Carolina State University This checklist was originally developed for blackberry …

Gray Mold in Caneberries

Recent cool and wet weather has resulted in the appearance of gray mold in the ripening blackberry crop. Here …

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Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

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Miscanthus: An Environmental Choice for Marginal Lands

This publication discusses the environmental benefits of planting miscanthus — a tall, perennial grass — …

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Graph of H-2A positions certified in NC 2016-2021

The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

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Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

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A map showing the three physiographic regions of North Carolina

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

Longitudinal brown streaks in the vascular tissue

Fusarium Wilt of Tomato

This disease factsheet describes Fusarium wilt of tomato. Symptoms, pathogen, environmental conditions, and management are …

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

Southern blight

Southern Blight of Sweetpotato

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of southern blight of sweetpotato.