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2015 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information

By: Loren Fisher, Blake Brown, Gary Bullen, Jonathan Phillips, Grant Ellington, Jan Spears, Matthew Vann, Kenneth Barnes, Joseph Priest, Scott Whitley, Glenn Tart, David Smith, Hannah Burrack, Catherine LePrevost, Mina Mila, John Radcliff, Will Snell

This guide for growers, updated annually, provides information on production and pest management practices applicable to growing flue-cured tobacco in North Carolina.

Pennant Magnum (S-metolachlor)

By: Joe Neal Pesticide Fact Sheets

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Pennant Magnum (S-metolachlor).

Appendix D Permaculture Design

By: Abbey Piner Extension Gardener Handbook

This Permaculture Appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies for creating an ecologically sustainable home landscape.

20. Wildlife

By: Christopher Moorman, Christopher DePerno, Lucy Bradley, Kathleen Moore Extension Gardener Handbook

This Wildlife Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will teach readers to recognize the value of wildlife in the landscape and how to create a suitable back yard wildlife habitat. It also examines wildlife challenges and strategies discouraging pest, game, non-game, and federally protected migratory bird species.

Asparagus

By: Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, Linda G. Brandon, Jeannie Leonard, Lucy Bradley Grow It, Eat It

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety of fruits and vegetables from your garden. Each publication features recipes, recommended uses, nutrition information, and more.

Waste Analysis

By: David Crouse, Brenda Cleveland SoilFacts

This factsheet clarifies the importance of waste analysis and describes the procedures for taking reliable samples and submitting them to the Agronomic Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS).

Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

By: David Crouse, Karl Shaffer SoilFacts

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting of poultry litter by commercial haulers. This publication also includes a sample agreement between growers and haulers regarding who has responsibility for the various stages of litter handling.

Use of On-Farm Records for Modifying a Certified Animal Waste Management Plan

By: David Crouse, James C. Barker, John Havlin SoilFacts

Changes in the interpretation of North Carolina water quality rules and technical standards allow for the use of on-farm records in the development of waste management plans. This publication describes the use of such records, citing examples. The use of on-farm records can work to an animal producer’s benefit by providing more site-specific information about how an animal waste management system should be operated, particularly with respect to the number of acres of crops necessary to properly utilize the nutrients (mainly nitrogen) in the wastewater.

Reducing Drift and Odor with Wastewater Application

By: David Crouse, Sanjay Shah, Karl Shaffer SoilFacts

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, so that managers and designers of land application systems can make wise decisions on how to apply wastewater with minimal impact on neighbors and the environment.

First...See a Forester

By: Robert Bardon

This publication for landowners discusses the importance of consulting a professional forester before selling timber and describes the credentials held by reputable foresters.

2015 Sod Producers' Report for North Carolina

By: Grady Miller

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina to determine and track relative inventory levels and project price changes for the year.

Glossary

Extension Gardener Handbook

The glossary for the Extension Master Gardener Handbook defines terms that are found in the text of the chapters.

Communities Thrive on Trees

By: Robert Bardon, Kevin Miller, Mark Megalos

This brochure describes the economic, environmental and health benefits that urban trees provide to a community. It provides a list of organizations to contact for more information about urban forestry.

Who is Responsible for the Trees? A Citizen Guide to Trees in the Community

By: Robert Bardon, Brandon King

This publication provides guidance on who is responsible for the maintenance and care of public and private trees in a community.

Selling Your Timber? Don't Make an Uninformed Decision!

This publication explains the risks involved in selling timber without knowledge of current market conditions and provides guidelines for selling your timber with the assistance of a registered forester.

Rhizopus Soft Rot of Sweetpotato

By: Andrew Scruggs, Lina Quesada-Ocampo Vegetable Pathology Fact Sheets

This factsheet covers the identification and management of Rhizopus soft rot of sweetpotatoes.

2015 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual Introduction

By: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 2015 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer use, insect control, chemical weed control, plant growth regulators, animal damage control and disease control.

2014 Income of North Carolina Timber Harvested and Delivered to Mills

By: James Jeuck, Robert Bardon

Estimates of income of North Carolina timber harvested and delivered to mills.

Helichrysum Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By: Brian Whipker, Ingram McCall, W. Garrett Owen Helichrysum Diagnostic Key

Diagnosis of nitrogen deficiency symptoms and corrective procedures discussed.

Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

By: J. J. Romero, Miguel Castillo, J. C. Burns, Paul Mueller, Jim Green

This publication addresses aspects of hay production as a method of conserving forage crops.

Lettuce Drop

By: Michael Adams, Lina Quesada-Ocampo Vegetable Pathology Fact Sheets

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor, a fungal pathogen of lettuce and other vegetable crops.

Historic North Carolina Timber Stumpage Prices, 1976-2014

By: Robert Bardon

Historic price data for standing timber from 1976-2014 for North Carolina. Data are reported for four timber product categories (pine sawtimber and pulpwood, and mixed hardwood sawtimber and pulpwood) for eastern North Carolina, western North Carolina, the state of North Carolina, and the southeast United States.

Historic North Carolina Delivered Timber Prices, 1988-2014

By: Robert Bardon

Historic price data for delivered timber, prices paid upon delivery to the mill, from 1988-2014 for North Carolina. Data are reported for four timber product categories (pine sawtimber and pulpwood, and mixed hardwood sawtimber and pulpwood) for eastern North Carolina, western North Carolina, the state of North Carolina, and the southeast United States.

Basil Downy Mildew

By: Lina Quesada-Ocampo Vegetable Pathology Fact Sheets

The identification and management of basil downy mildew is discussed in this factsheet.

Botrytis Gray Mold of Tomato

By: Dreama Milks, Lina Quesada-Ocampo Vegetable Pathology Fact Sheets

This factsheet discusses the identification of Botrytis gray mold, a fungus of tomatoes.

Princep, Simazine (simazine)

By: Joe Neal Pesticide Fact Sheets

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Princep, Simazine (simazine).

HGH 75 (oxyfluorfen + trifluralin)

By: Joe Neal Pesticide Fact Sheets

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of HGH 75 (oxyfluorfen + trifluralin).

Regal O-O (oxyfluorfen + oxadiazon)

By: Joe Neal Pesticide Fact Sheets

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Regal O-O (oxyfluorfen + oxadiazon).

Reasonable Accomodations and Modifications

By: Sarah Kirby Fair Housing Law

The factsheet focuses on reasonable accommodations and modifications covered under fair housing law.

8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

By: Steven Frank Extension Gardener Handbook

This Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will familiarize readers with a systematic approach to managing insect and animal garden pests in an environmentally responsible manner.

European Red Mite

By: Jim Walgenbach

European red mite description, life history, damage, and control.

Apple Maggot

By: Jim Walgenbach

Apple maggot description, life history, and control.

Green Fruitworm

By: Jim Walgenbach

Green fruitworm description, life cycle, damage, and control.

Comstock mealybug

By: Jim Walgenbach

Comstock mealybug description, life history, damage, and control.

Plum Curculio

By: Jim Walgenbach

Plum curculio description, life history, damage, and control.

Rosy Apple Aphid

By: Jim Walgenbach

Rosy apple aphid description, life cycle, history, and control.

Tarnished Plant Bug

By: Jim Walgenbach

Tarnished plant bug description, life history, damage, and control.

Obliquebanded Leafroller

By: Jim Walgenbach

Obliquebanded leafroller description, life history, damage, and control.

Variegated Leafroller

By: Jim Walgenbach

Variegated leafroller description, life cycle, damage, and control.

San Jose Scale

By: Jim Walgenbach

San Jose Scale description, life history, damage, and control.

Japanese Beetle

By: Jim Walgenbach

Japanese beetle description, life history, damage, and control.

White Apple Leafhopper

By: Jim Walgenbach

White apple leafhopper description, life history, damage, and control.

Woolly Apple Aphid

By: Jim Walgenbach

Woolly apple aphid description, life history, damage, and control.

Green June Beetle

By: Jim Walgenbach

Green June beetle description, life cycle, monitoring, and control.

Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

By: Jim Walgenbach

Spotten tentiform leafminer description, life history, damage, and control.

Potato Leaf Hopper

By: Jim Walgenbach

Potato leafhopper description, life history, damage, and control.

Lesser Appleworm

By: Jim Walgenbach

Lesser appleworm description, life history, damage, and control.

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