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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Test Soil Now for 2020 Gardens!

Fertilizing plants without knowing the soil pH and fertility is like planning a trip without knowing the starting point. …

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Figure 1. Regular flushing using a flushing riser assembly

Critical Management Issues for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Although subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is in its infancy in North Carolina, it is becoming …

Figure 1. Media and disk filters used in SDI systems.

Design and Installation of SDI Systems in North Carolina

As a part of the humid Southeast, North Carolina’s climate, topography, soils, cropping systems, and …

Figure 1. Arrows point to the dripline.

Site Selection for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is a relatively new system that may give North Carolina producers …

For square spacing, the distance between plants within rows (X)

Selection and Use of Stress-Tolerant Bedding Plants for the Landscape

Each of us are subjected to stresses and pressures every day in our home, work, …

Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees

Every nurseryman should know how to prune trees and the reason for the various pruning …

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Organic Edamame Production

This field note for farmers describes organic production of edamame, large-seeded vegetable soybeans. Topics covered …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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