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Crape Myrtle Disease: Sooty Mold

Leaf and stem surfaces are covered with a black sooty substance, causing them to appear black and dirty. Sooty …

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Meet Our New Small Farms Agent

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caswell County Center is happy to welcome our new Small Farms Agent, Anass Banna. Read the announcement …

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Radical Roots: Sweetpotatoes

Often referred to as the “Orange Superfood”, the sweetpotato is an integral part of the American diet. From casseroles …

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In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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8. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This integrated pest management (IPM) chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook familiarizes readers with a …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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This factsheet offers information on the top performing tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass turf cultivars …

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Zoysiagrass Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This publication for homeowners and landscapers describes how to mow, fertilize, irrigate, and control weeds …

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Glossary

The glossary for the Extension Master Gardener Handbook defines terms that are found in the …

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

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Cottony Cushion Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of cottony cushion scale, an insect …