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PPE Available to Farmers

PPE is available for farmers for pesticide use and farmworkers from the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center. Cloth …

Cherokee County Newsletters

Please feel free to browse the archive of monthly newsletters from your N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center. Each month …

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Mummy Berry in Blueberries

Mummy berry is a plant disease caused by the fungus Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi. This is the biggest problem blueberry …

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Drip Irrigation

On August 4, 2020, starting at 9 a.m., there will be a Zoom webinar on Drip Irrigation. We …

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Pest & Beneficial Insects

Home gardeners and landscapers have to manage insect threats to be successful. There are millions of different insects. The …

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Pasture Management

We are offering a webinar via Zoom on pasture management. Our cool-season forages sometimes have trouble keeping up with …

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Testing the Soil for Success

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center is offering a webinar entitled Testing the Soil for Success. The class will …

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Beginner Farmer Online Series

Extension agents always have clients ask them, “I have some land that I want to do something with. Tell …

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Request for PPE to USDA

USDA Collecting Information on Personal Protective Equipment Needs of our Farming Community The USDA is collecting information on growers ability …

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Small Business Assistance Including Farms

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans The program would provide cash-flow assistance through 100 percent federally guaranteed loans to employers who …

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Coffee and Conversation

Join us at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cherokee County office from 8–9 a.m. on the first Wednesday of every month …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

5 days ago
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Alternative Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer Products for Row Crop Production

Nitrogen fertilizer products are being developed and marketed as having the potential to increase yields and …

1 week agoSoilFacts
M. enterolobii in sweetpotato

Sweetpotato Root Knot Nematode

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of root knot nematode of sweetpotato.

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Cannabis Aphid in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses the biology, damage, and management of the cannabis aphid in industrial hemp …

3 weeks ago
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Corn Earworm and Tobacco Budworm in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses the biology, damage, and management of the corn earworm and tobacco budworm …

3 weeks ago
Japanese beetle adult, pupae, and grubs.

Japanese Beetle in Industrial Hemp

This factsheet describes the biology of Japanese beetles and their impact on industrial hemp plants …

3 weeks ago
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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

7/6/20SoilFacts
Bar graphs comparing N plus P results with N only

Starter Phosphorus Fertilizer and Additives in North Carolina Soils: Use, Placement, and Plant Response

Phosphorus (P) is the second most important nutrient in crop production but is often found …

7/1/20SoilFacts