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Shiitake Mushroom Production Meeting

Shiitake Mushrooms can be grown successfully in piedmont North Carolina. Shiitake mushrooms are the second most eaten mushrooms and …

Starting a New Farm Enterprise

Here’s the question of the day, a letter I received from Ivan Toby A. Farmer (get it?). Dear Paul, I have …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Historical graph of sod producers reporting excellent supply

2019 Sod Producers’ Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

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B. cinerea conidia

Botrytis Fruit Rot / Gray Mold on Strawberry

Botrytis rot, or gray mold as it is often called, is a serious disease in …

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Ripe fruit with soft wet flesh on tip

Water Damage

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and management of water damage in strawberry production.

Strawberry fruit

Drought Injury

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and treatment of drought injury in strawberries.

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Herbicide Injury - Dicambia (broadleaf weed killer)

Dicambia broadleaf weed killer injury is described.