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Malting Barley in NC

by Molly Hamilton and Chris Reberg-Horton, Crop Science, NCSU The local craft brewing and distilling industries are increasingly interested in using NC-grown barley, …

Organic corn growing in field

Organic Corn Variety Trials

by Gerry Cohn, Southeast Pools Coordinator at Organic Vally-CROPP Cooperative Organic Valley and North Carolina State University have joined forces …


Organic Canola Production in NC

by Rachel Atwell and Chris Reberg-Horton Organic canola production in North Carolina can fill the demand for organic canola and …

Stevia Production in NC

In September, the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund funded a project to research production of organic and conventional stevia in the …

NCDA Organic Cost-Share Deadline

Any growers that are currently certified organic, please be aware that the deadline for submitting your Organic Certification Cost …

Organic Canola Update

Approximately 20,000 acres of conventional rapeseed and 150 acres of organic canola were planted in the fall of 2011. …

Extension Events This Summer

Legume Cover Crops and No-till Corn Thursday, July 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems …

Wheat Scab and Organic Management

by Christina Cowger and Randy Weisz Head scab of small grains is caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum, which also infects …

Upcoming Events

Farmers’ Wheat Meeting with Dr Stephen Scott Jones, Wheat Breeder and Professor at Washington State University. Dr Jones will speak …


Missed the Carolina Organic Commodity and Livestock Conference in January? You can watch selected session on organic canola, wheat, …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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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Color photo of field of dried pea crop

Grain Pea Production in North Carolina

This publication discusses the findings of applied research conducted to answer production questions about growing …

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S-metolachlor EC contact injury to young rose foliage.

Shoot Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a shoot inhibitor herbicide injury.

Casoron overdose injury symptoms on apple.

Cellulose Inhibitor, Dichlobenil

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a dichlobenil herbicide injury.

Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

Flumioxazin spray drift on knockout rose one week after treatmen

Protoporphyrinogen Oxidase (PPO) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitor herbicide injury.

Metribuzin drift on Knockout rose five days after treatment.


This factsheet describes the symptoms of a metribuzin herbicide injury.