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Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

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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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This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of euonymus scale, insect pests of …

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Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

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Cypress Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cypress weevil, an insect …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

Figure 1. Crapemyrtle aphids.

Crapemyrtle Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the crapemyrtle aphid, a common …

Figure 1. Cottony maple leaf scale.

Cottony Maple Leaf Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony maple leaf scale, an …

Figure 1. Immature cottony cushion scale insects.

Cottony Cushion Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony cushion scale, an insect …