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Cutleaf eveningprimrose (pictured) is a common weed encountered preplant burndown.

New Burndown Herbicide: Elevore

Burndown season is here and while glyphosate (Roundup, others) plus 2,4-D plus flumioxazin (Valor SX, others) is the standard, …

Grain Bin Dangers video screen

Understanding Grain Bin Hazards

Grain bins pose serious risks to farmworkers and their families. Watch this video, created by N.C. Cooperative Extension Service …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

Map showing counties that participated in nitrogen trials

Selecting Nitrogen Rates in North Carolina: Recent Work on Corn and Wheat

This publication discusses the results of recent nitrogen rate trials in the North Carolina coastal …

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Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

This publication has been prepared to acquaint growers, packers, and shippers with the most current …

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Tray Summary

Steam: An Alternative Method of Float Tray Sanitation

Due to the limited availability of methyl bromide, tobacco growers need other methods to sanitize …

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Symptoms of wilt and root rot caused by Pythium sp.

Pythium Root and Crown Rot of Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses pythium root and crown rot in industrial hemp production.

Figure 1. Regular flushing using a flushing riser assembly

Critical Management Issues for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Although subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is in its infancy in North Carolina, it is becoming …

Figure 1. Media and disk filters used in SDI systems.

Design and Installation of SDI Systems in North Carolina

As a part of the humid Southeast, North Carolina’s climate, topography, soils, cropping systems, and …

Figure 1. Arrows point to the dripline.

Site Selection for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is a relatively new system that may give North Carolina producers …

Fig. 1. Typical Components of Subsurface Drip Irrigation System.

SDI Considerations for North Carolina Growers and Producers

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is the practice of installing drip irrigation below the ground. SDI …