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Planting Considerations

Planting season is fast approaching for home gardeners and commercial vegetable growers. Ground prep is underway and plans are …

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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How Do I Blanch Vegetables?

— Written By Sue Estridge (3 minutes ago) Q: How do I blanch vegetables? A: Blanching (scalding vegetables in boiling water or steam …

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Homemade Hand Sanitizer

The big topic of discussion at this time is COVID-19. We live in an age of technology and a …

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2008 Wheat Variety Recommendations

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2009 Wheat Variety Recommendations

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Soil Virus Disease

This factsheet offers information on how to treat soil virus diseases, such as spindle streak …

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Protect Your Wheat Yield

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Avoiding Wheat and Barley Scab

This publication covers the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of fusarium head blight (scab) in small …

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Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

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Long-Term Tillage Effects on Corn and Soybean Yield in the Piedmont

This publication discusses tillage treatments for large-seeded crops like corn and soybeans in the Piedmont …

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