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Specialty Crops

Cover photo for 2016 Pumpkin Variety Trials

2016 Pumpkin Variety Trials

NC State College of Agriculture News highlighted vegetable crops extension researchers and their annual evaluation of pumpkin varieties. Read …

ALERT: Herbicide Carryover

HERBICIDE CARRYOVER IN HAY, MANURE, COMPOST, AND GRASS CLIPPINGS: Caution to Hay Producers, Livestock Owners, Farmers, and Home Gardeners. Certain …

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