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Pesticide Collection Day

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension in Cherokee County will …

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WNC AgOptions Grant Applications

On September 1, 2020, WNC Agricultural Options will be releasing its Call for Proposals for the 2021 grant cycle. Applications …

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Pesticide Licenses Credit Training

Due to meeting restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering one additional training on September 24th starting at …

Be A Volunteer

Be a Volunteer

Join the staff on a “Be A Volunteer” virtual informational session to inform you of volunteer opportunities and how we …

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Information in a Minute

Cherokee County launches short video segments that will be uploaded to the Cherokee County Facebook page. Cooperative Extension Minute …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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Long-Term Tillage Effects on Corn and Soybean Yield in the Piedmont

This publication discusses tillage treatments for large-seeded crops like corn and soybeans in the Piedmont …

5 days agoSoilFacts

Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

5 days ago
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Blue Mold of Tobacco

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and treatment for blue mold of tobacco.

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Gray Leaf Spot in Corn

This corn disease information note offers information on the symptoms and management of gray leaf …

3 weeks agoCorn Disease Information
Damage to corn stalk from southern corn rust

Corn Rusts: Common and Southern Rust

Common and southern corn rusts may affect corn in North Carolina. Management for each is …

3 weeks agoCorn Disease Information
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Gray Mold of Industrial Hemp

Gray mold of industrial hemp is common to most regions that produce this crop. It …

Interveinal chlorosis in peach from atrazine spray drift.

Photosystem II – Triazine Herbicides

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a photosystem II (PS II) inhibitor herbicide injury.

Worm-like lesion nematode as seen under the microscope

Lesion Nematode in Soybean

Lesion nematodes belonging to the genus Pratylenchus are plant-parasitic roundworms that may cause economic damage …

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