North Carolina: 2019 Auxin Stewardship Training Schedule

🕔Jan 11, 2019The schedule for the 2019 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices training has been finalized. See the full schedule list at the link below. This training will be provided by NC State […]

North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Variety Trial Results For 2018

🕔Dec 31, 2018Here are on-farm variety trial (OVT) results for 2019. These tables do not include any experimental varieties so that producers can focus on varieties that will be available in 2019. […]

North Carolina Peanuts: Looking For Drought-Resistant Lines

🕔Dec 29, 2018The peanut usually grows in sandy soil where there might not be much moisture. But some varieties of peanut perform better in drought than others. They use less water when […]

North Carolina: Assistance Available for Hurricane Damaged Ag Land

🕔Dec 27, 2018North Carolina farmers with privately owned lands in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared disaster counties can apply for financial assistance to address resource concerns that were caused by 2018 […]

North Carolina: 2019 Auxin Stewardship Training, Cotton Production Meetings

🕔Dec 21, 2018The schedule for the 2019 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices training has been finalized. This training, presented by NC State Weed Specialists and organized in cooperation with N.C. Department of Agriculture […]

North Carolina: 11 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Florence

🕔Dec 18, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 11 North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Anson, Avery, Dare, Person, Tyrrell, Vance, Wake, Warren, Washington, Watauga and Yadkin counties who […]

North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Fiber Quality Results for 2018

🕔Dec 7, 2018Fiber Quality results for the 2018 NC On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program are now in. In addition to yield, fiber quality is an important component to the value and marketability […]

Carolinas Tobacco, Sweet Potatoes: Aggressive Nematodes – New Research

🕔Dec 5, 2018The Carolinas’ wet 2018 growing season presented tobacco and sweet potato growers with many challenges. Among those was achieving control of a relatively new species of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne enterolobii. […]

North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Variety Trial Yield Data Available

🕔Nov 27, 2018Although 2018 brought its share of challenges, it was a decent year for cotton in some areas, while catastrophic in others, due to tropical storms. The yield results are now […]

North Carolina: 32 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Florence

🕔Nov 16, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 32 North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive flooding and wind caused by Hurricane Florence that occurred […]

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