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Cover photo for NED 4-H Ag-Science Camp

NED 4-H Ag-Science Camp

Northeast District 4-H Ag Science Camp Who: Rising 6th-10th Graders When: July 24-26th Where: Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC Cost: $100 (Covers lodging, …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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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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Weed Management on Organic Farms

Organic farmers cite weed management as their number one research priority. This publication in the …

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Workplace Community Supported Agriculture: Connecting Local Farmers to Local Workplaces

This guide provides an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) program at Research Triangle …

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Peach Cultivars

The purpose of this bulletin is to summarize the specific characteristics of the cultivars released …

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Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

Weed Management in Onions

Most commercial onions produced in North Carolina are seeded in the fall and harvested in …

Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower

Keeping weeds out early in the season is very important for cole crops that are …