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What Is Soil?

Many well-meaning gardeners plug away applying herbicide after herbicide on a relentless crop of weeds, or vegetable gardeners diligently …

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NC Farm School Returns Down East

NC Farm School Business Training is returning to the Eastern counties of North Carolina. N.C. Cooperative Extension agents from Pitt, …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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White Grubs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of white grubs and addresses how to control them as …

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Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

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2021 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

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Preemergence Herbicides for Herbaceous Ornamentals

This table presents information on preemergence herbicides for herbaceous ornamentals.

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Controlling Bamboo in Landscape Plantings

There are many species of bamboo sold in the nursery trade, some more invasive than …

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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Segment (sethoxydim)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Segment (sethoxydim).