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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

Grower and Processor Numbers Updated

As of today, our North Carolina numbers are: 502 Licensed Growers 2,876,914 Licensed sq. ft. of Greenhouse 6,381.88 Licensed Acres *337 Registered …

Hemp License Still Required

The new 2018 Farm Bill does NOT change the requirement for NC hemp growers to have a license for …

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New Hemp Want ADs Page

Do you have an industrial hemp product or service that you wish growers knew about? Are you looking to …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Weed Management on Organic Farms

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

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Compost Production and Use in Sustainable Farming Systems

This field note for farmers published by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) describes …

Composting on Organic Farms

This publication describes the composting process, how to make compost that meets National Organic Program …

4 days agoCEFS

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 …