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Regulatory Update

The passage of the 2018 farm bill was significant for the industrial hemp industry. With the passage of this …

Hemp in hand

Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

Glyphosate

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide, glyphosate.

Corn growing in a hairy vetch cover crop after herbicide has kil

Winter Annual Cover Crops

This publication discusses production of winter annual cover crops, their benefits and management. Research has …

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Photo of different indicators of sulfur deficiency in plants.

Sulfur Fertilization of North Carolina Crops

Adequate sulfur is necessary for crops, but there’s no one-size-fits-all recommendation for application in North …

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Soil Fertility Management for Irish Potato Production in Eastern North Carolina

This publication describes fertilizer management strategies for optimum potato yields and to prevent problems (such …

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Pansy affected by damping-off fungi.

Damping-off in Flower and Vegetable Seedlings

This factsheet offers information on damping off in flower and vegetable seedlings, a result of …

Field-grown tomato plant affected by southern blight

Southern Blight of Tomato and Pepper

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses Southern blight, a soil-borne fungus that attacks tomato and pepper, …

Photo of roller-crimping cereal rye / crimson clover cover crop

Organic Cotton Research in North Carolina

This publication discusses a study that sought to investigate alternatives to sole reliance on mechanical …

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Photo of mixture plots at Central Crops Research Station

Biomass Production With Legume and Small Grain Cover Crop Mixtures in North Carolina: Research Summary

This publication discusses a study to compare five winter pea genotypes to crimson clover and …

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