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December 2018 Extension News

Every month, we send an update as to what is happening with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Davidson County Center. You …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Anthracnose Ripe Fruit Rot in Field

Anthracnose Fruit Rot of Strawberry

Anthracnose is an important disease of strawberry with all parts of the plant (fruit, crowns, …

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Symptoms of wilt and root rot caused by Pythium sp.

Pythium Root and Crown Rot of Industrial Hemp

This factsheet discusses pythium root and crown rot in industrial hemp production.

Figure 1. Two sweet basil leaf types produced out Of the same pa

North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

7/31/19

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

7/31/19

Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Strawberries

This factsheet acquaints growers, shippers and processors with energy-efficient cooling and handling methods useful in …

Asparagus Crown Production

Producing asparagus crowns for sale or use is simple and profitable. Careful attention to details …

Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …

Bulb Onions

The onion is a cool season crop that will withstand moderate freezes. It may be …