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Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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Containers

Treating Individual Containers with Herbicides

Research has shown that up to 75% of the preemergence herbicides broadcast-applied to container nursery …

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Sureguard (flumioxazin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Sureguard (flumioxazin).

Lontrel (clopyralid)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Lontrel (clopyralid).

Surflan (oryzalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Surflan (oryzalin).

Figure 1. Life cycle of the azalea lace bug.

Lace Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

Figure 1. Adult moth of the azalea leafminer.

Azalea Leafminer

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the azalea leafminer.

Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. 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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