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Agriculture & Food

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Field of staked tomato plants

Vegetable Production Update- June 8th, 2018

From Dr. Amanda Strayer-Scherer (Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Plant Pathology, Tomatoes) and Inga Meadows (Extension Associate, Plant Pathology Specialist) Background: The …

Tomatoes at retail

Vegetable Production Update-May 25th, 2018

From Dr. Amanda Strayer-Scherer (Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Plant Pathology, Tomatoes) and Inga Meadows (Extension Associate, Plant Pathology Specialist) Background: The …

Cover photo for Vegetable Production Update-May 11th, 2018

Vegetable Production Update-May 11th, 2018

From Dr. Amanda Scherer (Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Plant Pathology, Tomatoes) and Inga Meadows (Extension Associate, Plant Pathology Specialist) Background: The …

Cover photo for Vegetable Production Update-April 27th, 2018

Vegetable Production Update-April 27th, 2018

From Dr. Amanda Scherer (Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Plant Pathology, Tomatoes) and Inga Meadows (Extension Associate, Plant Pathology Specialist) Background: The …

Cover photo for Vegetable Production Update-April 13th, 2018

Vegetable Production Update-April 13th, 2018

From Dr. Amanda Strayer-Scherer (Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Plant Pathology, Tomatoes) and Inga Meadows (Extension Associate, Plant Pathology Specialist) Background: The …

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Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

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Posters available to print regarding industrial hemp in North Carolina.

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

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How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds and other crop pests of strawberries …