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Dormant Sprays for Fruit Trees

Dormant Sprays for Fruit Trees (emphasis on apple, pear, and peach) in Western NC: suitable for organic production -by Richard Boylan, …

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Online Backyard Flock Series

North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s area specialized poultry agents are hosting a Backyard Flock Series starting January 27, 2021, via …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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PPO-inhibiting herbicide injury

PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

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ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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Paraquat applied to soybeans

PSI & II-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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Glufosinate injury on soybean

Glufosinate Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses glufosinate injury on soybean.

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Glyphosate injury

Glyphosate Injury on Soybeans

This factsheet discusses glyphosate injury on soybean.

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Very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury

VLCFA Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discuses very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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