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Hemp & CBD in Alcohol Beverages

As discussed in an earlier post the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) maintains that they have authority to regulate …

Updated: Soil Testing for Heavy Metals

Keith Edmisten, Extension Cotton and Industrial Hemp Specialist, Crop & Soil Sciences Wayne Robarge, Emeritus Faculty, Crop & Soil Sciences specializing …

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Soil Testing for Heavy Metals

Some processors are asking growers to test their fields for heavy metals. There are no calibrations that can tell …

Popular NC Hemp Portal Updates

Thanks to all of you for making this Industrial Hemp Portal the third most visited website for N.C. Cooperative …

Regulatory Update

The passage of the 2018 farm bill was significant for the industrial hemp industry. With the passage of this …

Hemp in hand

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 …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

Creating a Crop Maze with GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

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Pansy affected by damping-off fungi.

Damping-off in Flower and Vegetable Seedlings

This factsheet offers information on damping off in flower and vegetable seedlings, a result of …

Field-grown tomato plant affected by southern blight

Southern Blight of Tomato and Pepper

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses Southern blight, a soil-borne fungus that attacks tomato and pepper, …

Alternaria linariae spores under 20x light magnification.

Collar Rot and Alternaria Stem Canker of Tomato

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses collar rot and Alternaria stem canker of tomato, which are …

Soybean affected by SDS

Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome

Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) first appeared in Arkansas in 1971 and has since spread …

M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

Glyphosate

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide, glyphosate.