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Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  August 2023

Camden Crop News: August 2023

2023 Wheat Variety Trial Data Downloadable results from our 2023 NE AG Expo Wheat Variety Trials are now available. Production information, …

Cover photo for Camden Extension Connections:  July 2023

Camden Extension Connections: July 2023

Tell Me Something Good Two students participated in the Northeast District Activity Day. District Activity Day is a 4-H presentation/public …

Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  April 2023

Camden Crop News: April 2023

Fast & Furious I am not referring to the popular street car racing movie series, but this title seems fitting …

2022 Report to the People

Through the delivery of programs and research-based information, we serve in the areas of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences, …

Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  January 2023

Camden Crop News: January 2023

Winter Agriculture Meetings Please find the 2023 Camden Extension Winter Agriculture Meetings schedule below. The meetings in red will include …

Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  November 2022

Camden Crop News: November 2022

2022 Corn Variety Trial Results Results from the 2022 Northeast Ag Expo corn variety trials are attached to this newsletter. …

Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  October 2022

Camden Crop News: October 2022

In this issue of the Camden Crop News newsletter you will find recommendations for wheat planting, results from the …

Nickels for Know-How Referendum

The Camden County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2022. A polling place has been …

Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  August 2022

Camden Crop News: August 2022

Soybean Insect Management Over the past few weeks I have captured corn earworm moths in the blacklight trap that I …

Pesticide License School

The Pasquotank Extension Center is hosting a pesticide license school in conjunction with the NC Pesticide Safety Education Program …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Figure 1. General relationship between soil pH and acidity.

Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners

An introduction to soil acidity and liming for farmers and gardeners to increase crop income …

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Nutrient Removal by Crops in North Carolina

This publication discusses nutrient removal by crops, which is useful in comparing the nutrient demands …

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Map of NC showing SCN positive samples (left) Map of NC showing SCN population level (right)

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Fusarium ear rot with starburst symptoms

Corn Ear Rots: Managing Mold and Mycotoxins

Corn ear rot is a disease of corn caused by various types of fungi, including …

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Nitrogen Fertilization of Switchgrass and Gamagrass: Dry Matter Yield and Nutritive Value

This bulletin publishes the results of two experiments—one with switchgrass and one with gamagrass—that address …

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Figure 1. Rotary wing UAV in flight.

Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

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strawberry planting

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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Triclopyr spray drift on rose one day after treatment.

Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.