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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 …

Strawberry COVID Chores March 2020

Strawberry COVID Chores March 2020 Dear strawberry community, All of you have blossoms and fruit in their fields by now, and …

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 TOPICS (This page is updated every Wednesday evening. Last update 04/01/2020) 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 …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

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

3/12/20
Figure 1. Two sweet basil leaf types produced out Of the same pa

North Carolina Basil Production Guide

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

3/12/20
Late blight on tomato leaf

Tomato Late Blight

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of tomato late blight.

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Working Safely: Ergonomic Issues in Christmas Tree Harvest

This publication discusses ergonomic practices that can be implemented during Christmas tree harvests to reduce …

Color photo of broccoli with frost on leaves and head

Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

3/3/20

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

2/19/20

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

2/19/20