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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 …

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Vance County Community Resource Fair

Vance County Community Resource Fair, March 17th, 2016, Southern Vance High School. Approximately 50 informational booths/vendors will be represented …

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Vance County Regional Fair

The Vance County Regional Fair is coming to Henderson September 24-27, 2014. The fairgrounds are on E. Andrews Avenue/Hwy …

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Integrated Pest Management for Gardens

According to D. Wayne Rowland, Agricultural and Natural Resources Technician with N.C. Cooperative Extension, Vance County Center, the Integrated …

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Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

SSB whole plant collapse

Southern Stem Blight of Strawberry

The symptoms and treatment techniques of southern stem blight in strawberries are discussed in this …

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Phytoplasma in the field

Phytoplasma of Strawberry

This publication offers information on phytoplasmas, organisms that multiply in the phloem of strawberry plants …

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Leather rot of fruit

Leather Rot of Strawberry

Leather rot, though occurring rarely in North Carolina, can cause substantial losses of fruit yield. …

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Leaf Scorch annual leaves

Leaf Scorch of Strawberry

This factsheet covers leaf scorch, a fungus that weakens strawberry leaves and plants.

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Botrytis crown rot in field

Gray Mold / Crown Rot of Strawberry

This factsheet describes the signs and symptoms, as well as control, of Botrytis crown rot …

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Common leaf spot whole plant

Common Leafspot of Strawberry

Common leaf spot of strawberries is described.

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BRR healthy vs not

Black Root Rot of Strawberry

Black root rot is caused by a complex of pathogens. These pathogens cause damage to …

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longitudinal cut of anthracnose crown rot

Anthracnose Crown Rot of Strawberry

Anthracnose crown rot is caused by the pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. This disease can cause significant …

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