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COVID-19 Farmers Update 06/05/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 06/05/2020 New today: Government Resources: USDA has announced crops that will be eligible for assistance through the Coronavirus Food …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 5/21/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 5/21/2020 News today: Phase 2 Reopening in NC: Section 6C of the Executive Order 141 moving NC to Phase …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/15/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/15/2020 News Today: Farm Safety: Responding to a COVID-19 outbreak on a farm: NC State University Resources on farm …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/12/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/12/2020 News Today Financial Resources Grants for Urban Ag and Innovative Production. Read about the grant, how to apply, …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/07/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/07/2020 News Today: Emergency Funding: Golden LEAF receives $125 million to support NC COVID-19 rapid recovery loan program. Read …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/05/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/05/2020 News Today: Extension: Recorded Vermicompost webinar led by Rhonda Sherman Composting at Home: Register online for the free Thursday, …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/01/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/01/2020 News Today: Social Media for Farmers Webinar Series held by N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 04/28/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 04/28/2020 News Today: What if someone has COVID-19 on a farm? Guidelines for Farmers, Workers, and Consumers. Time Sensitive …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 04/23/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 04/23/2020 News Today: Take Our Survey! N.C. Cooperative Extension seeks to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the specialty …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 04/20/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 04/20/2020 News Today: COVID-19 Cash Flow Management podcast from the Eastern NY Veg Growers. Please take the N.C. Department …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 04/17/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 04/17/2020 New Today The NC State University Plant Disease and Insect Clinic will operate under modified conditions from …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 4/16/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 4/16/2020 News Today Important H-2A information (see below) The NC food bank is prepared to accept large and small …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 04/14/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 04/14/2020 Updates will be posted every Tuesday and every Friday. A newsflash will be posted in between …

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 04/10/2020

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 04/10/2020 News Today: From NCSU Extension: Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Impact U.S. Food Supply Chain? From NCSU Extension: …

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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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Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

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Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of cucurbit downy mildew.

Figure 1. Wilting of the aboveground tissue. All leaves are wilt

Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of Fusarium wilt of watermelon.

Two spotted spider mites

Spider Mites in North Carolina Grapes

Two-spotted spider mites are a common pest of North Carolina grapes. This factsheet discusses the …

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

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 …

Septoria leaf spot on tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

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