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Farmers Update 9/13/2020

COVID-19 Update 9/13/2020 New This Week Conferences September 30, 2–2:30 p.m. RAFI USA Community Conversations: “How Can We Heal Money Wounds? Clergy Respond …

COVID-19 Update 9/3/2020

COVID-19 Update 9/3/2020 Strawberry pre-plant operations have started, transplanting is just around the corner and fall will be here soon. …

Strawberry Pre-Plant Information

Useful information for your strawberry pre-plant phase: The correct pre-plant preparation is important for a successful strawberry crop. Here some …

Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias Dear all, Tropical Storm Isaias is approaching the East Coast with winds and rain this evening and tomorrow …

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 …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Interveinal chlorosis in peach from atrazine spray drift.

Photosystem II – Triazine Herbicides

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a photosystem II (PS II) inhibitor herbicide injury.

S-metolachlor EC contact injury to young rose foliage.

Shoot Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a shoot inhibitor herbicide injury.

Casoron overdose injury symptoms on apple.

Cellulose Inhibitor, Dichlobenil

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a dichlobenil herbicide injury.

Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

Flumioxazin spray drift on knockout rose one week after treatmen

Protoporphyrinogen Oxidase (PPO) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitor herbicide injury.

Metribuzin drift on Knockout rose five days after treatment.


This factsheet describes the symptoms of a metribuzin herbicide injury.

Knockout rose tender young foliage is damaged

Cellulose Inhibitors, Indaziflam, and Isoxaben

This factsheet describes the symptoms of cellulose-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

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