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Cover photo for Small Ruminant Workshop 2018

Small Ruminant Workshop 2018

Small Ruminant Grazier’s Workshop August 4, 2018 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Piedmont Research Station 8530 Sherrills Ford Road Salisbury, NC 28147 Please RSVP by July 27 …

North Carolina Egg Grading School

This class is directed at new and established small producers of natural/organic eggs, Extension agents, and purchasers of locally grown …

Cover photo for Pastured Poultry Workshop

Pastured Poultry Workshop

All Poultry Producers Welcome! Pastured Poultry Workshop, June 21, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Atrium at the …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Septoria spore production on underside of tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

produce at farmers market

Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits that local food systems provide …

6 days agoLocal Foods
Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.

Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Kiwifruit

The kiwifruit is a large, woody, deciduous vine native to the Yangtze Valley of China. …

Comparison of healthy plant with P deficient plant.

Phosphorus Deficiency of Carinata

In this Brassica carinata (Ethiopian mustard) update, we highlight the symptoms of nitrogen deficiency. These …

disease symptoms on a plant

Marchitez de Fusarium en sandía

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

disease symptoms on squash stem

Pudrición gomosa del tallo en cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …