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COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 04/06/2020

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 04/06/2020 News today: The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) extended its application deadline to April 15th. …

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 04/03/2020

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 04/03/2020 Today’s Updates: Strawberry Governor Cooper keeps U-Pick operations open How to set up a strawberry U-Pick during the …

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/31/2020

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/31/2020 Important: NCDA&CS Produce Availability for farmers affected by COVID-19 Tomorrow (Apr.1): Agent Training at 8:30 a.m.! CARES …

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/30/2019

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/30/2019 Important: Farm Bureau explains the CARES act Facebook offers $100 Million in small business grants as COVID-19 …

COVID 19 Daily Farmers Update 3/26/2020

COVID 19 Daily Farmers Update 3/26/2020 NC State Extension Covid-19 Resources: NC State Horticulture COVID-19 Farming Resources NC State Extension COVID-19 Portal NC …

COVID-19 Daily Updates 3/25/2020

COVID-19 Daily Updates 3/25/2020 Dear farming and agri-tourism community, Every Wednesday, my team and I update the COVID-19 Farming Resource Homepage. This …

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/24/2020

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/24/2020 Dear strawberry and farming community, The Covid-19 pandemic currently has shifted the way people conduct business. …

Farmer out standing in his soybean field during sunset

COVID-19: Farming Resources

Page Content (This page is updated every Wednesday evening. Last update 05/20/2020) Introduction General COVID-19 Knowledge How Can I Help My Community? Food Safety Staff …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 3/22/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 3/22/2020 Dear strawberry and farming community, With harvest season coming up soon and a world which is rapidly …

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

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Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Bacterial spot symptoms on field tomatoes caused by Xanthomonas

Bacterial Spot of Pepper and Tomato

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and control of bacterial spot of peppers and tomatoes.

Early blight symptoms on tomato

Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.

Septoria leaf spot on tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This publication for homeowners and landscapers describes how to mow, fertilize, irrigate, and control weeds …

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North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

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