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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

Average Solar Radiation and Wind Information for North Carolina

Solar radiation provides the energy to warm our atmosphere and allow plant growth and animal …

Average Growing Season for Selected North Carolina Locations

Growing season is defined as the number of days without an air temperature of 32°F …

Average First Fall Frost Dates for Selected North Carolina Locations

Frost forms on solid objects when the water vapor in the atmosphere changes from its …

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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2015 Small Grain Field Day Report

The Small Grain Field Day Program supports growers in managing their crop. This publication shows …

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2014 Small Grain Field Day Report

The Small Grain Field Day Program supports growers in managing their crop. This publication shows …

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Conservation Tillage Use in Peanut Production

Peanut growers in North Carolina can successfully use conservation tillage if they carefully plan the …

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A sample waste report predicting nutrient availability

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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