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Chinese privet is invasive. It spreads by seed and by roots. This plant crowds out native plant species. This is a very common invasive plant in Caldwell County. Herbicides offer a practical means of control. (photo credit Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org)

Invasive Tree Solutions

This week I would like to share two questions that were recently asked at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County …

Cover photo for Soybean Green Stem

Soybean Green Stem

Rachel Vann, Dominic Reisig, Lindsey Thiessen, and Wes Everman We are getting widespread reports of green stem in Eastern North …

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Twospotted Spider Mite

Twospotted spider mite description, life history, damage, and control.

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Potato Leafhopper

Potato leafhopper description, life history, damage, and control.

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

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Sulfur Fertilization of North Carolina Crops

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Alternative Product Demonstration and Research Guidelines for Extension Agents

This publication provides guidance to Extension agents on how to design and conduct trials and …

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Ethanol: A Gasoline Alternative for North Carolina

Ethanol is an alternative fuel source that can be produced domestically from renewable materials. Learn …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Center-Pivot and Linear Move Irrigation Systems

The center pivot and linear-move type irrigation systems are usually the most practical system for …

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