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Aphids in Wheat

I have received numerous calls within the past week about relatively heavy aphid levels in wheat. The point of …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

The Calibration of Turfgrass Boom Sprayers and Spreaders

Proper application of pesticides and fertilizers is possible only with a sprayer or spreader that …

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North Carolina Organic Commodities Production Guide

Table of contents for the North Carolina Organic Commodities Production Guide.

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Irrigation Management Strategies to Improve Water and Energy-Use Efficiencies

This publication discusses irrigation decisions that affect water and energy efficiencies.

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Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …

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Sweet Sorghum Production to Support Energy and Industrial Products

This publication offers an overview of the cultivation, harvest, and marketing opportunities of sweet sorghum …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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

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Proper Postharvest Cooling and Handling Methods

This publication provides information on cooling basics, common produce cooling methods and other steps for …

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Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Sweet Corn

This factsheet acquaints growers, shippers and processors with energy-efficient cooling and handling methods useful in …