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Specialty Crops

Farm School Summit - August 28

Considering starting a small farm venture? Want to learn more about sustainable farming methods, small scale livestock and produce …

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Blight Threatens Tomato Season

When most people think of the word “blight,” they think of a disease that spreads rapidly. When growing tomatoes in …

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Disease Knocks Out Cucumbers

You may have never heard of cucurbit downy mildew. But you’ve probably seen it if you grow melons, cucumbers, …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This factsheet covers downy mildew disease in cucurbits, including identification, transmission and disease management and …

Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

2 weeks ago

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 …

1/26/18

Sweet Corn Production

Field corn was grown in North America before 200 BC. Field corn is produced primarily …

Insect Control

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

1/8/18

Herbicide Injury - Gramoxone (Paraquat)

Gramoxone herbicide injury is described.

Fire Blight

This apple pathology factsheet describes fire blight in apple, including identification and disease management.