Pitt County Extension Programs

Click the link below in order to find news articles related to Home Horticulture topics in Pitt County written by Danny Lauderdale, Extension Agent – Horticulture. Also on this page are monthly garden calendars.



Field Crop News

Field Crop News with Pitt County Farmers July 10, 2014 Cotton As you are scouting your fields, I am sure you are all looking at plant bugs and stink bugs.  Decisions spraying need to MORE »

Pitt County Corn Variety Test

Please take the time and visit our corn variety test that features 20 hybrids from various seed companies.  The Variety test is located on Mozingo Farms on Stantonsburg Road Farmville, NC.  The Pitt MORE »

What’s Killing My Centipede Lawn?

            Large patch is the most damaging disease of centipede lawns in eastern North Carolina. Watch for it this spring. It also occurs in St. Augustine, and zoysia. Excessive nitrogen fertility, fertilizing too MORE »

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