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AWIS 10-Day Weather Forecast

Some growers were concerned about colder temperatures over those days. Please monitor the temperatures in your field. Most of …

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Dear Farming Community, Please see the attached email conversation. Dear Sir or Madam, my name is Mark Hoffmann, I am Assistant Professor …

Cover photo for AWIS 10-Day Weather Report

AWIS 10-Day Weather Report

Dear strawberry grower community, the 2018/19 season already brought a lot of rain and warm weather. The last few weeks it …

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Weather Forecast 1/10/2019-1/15/2019

Dear Strawberry Community, The craziness of last years weather has just continued into the new season 2018/19. Very warm temperatures …

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IMPORTANT: Anthracnose Crown Rot

Dear Strawberry Community, This year was certainly an exceptional sad year for strawberry growers all over the Southeast. It all …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Strawberries

This factsheet acquaints growers, shippers and processors with energy-efficient cooling and handling methods useful in …

Asparagus Crown Production

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

Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …

Bulb Onions

The onion is a cool season crop that will withstand moderate freezes. It may be …

Pole Bean Production

Pole beans are grown commercially in the mountain counties and, on a limited scale, in …

Drosophila larvae in banana

Other Drosophila Species in Strawberries

This factsheet describes the biology and management of native drosophila species in strawberries.

6/26/19Strawberry Insects
Late blight on tomato leaf

Tomato Late Blight

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

Leaching Fraction: A Tool to Schedule Irrigation for Container-Grown Nursery Crops

Monitoring leachate can be a helpful tool to successfully schedule irrigation and avoid the inefficiencies …

6/19/19