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NC FarmLink

NC FarmLink was recently featured in Tobacco Farm Quarterly. In the article, found on page 18, journalist, Lara Ivanitch …

Organic Lawn Care

New Organic Lawn Care Guide

We have posted a new “Organic Lawn Care Guide” publication. Natural or “organic” methods of lawn care can provide …

Growing Bloodroot

Growing Bloodroot?

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics …

Twospotted spider mites and webbing on a butterfly bush leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Scout for Twospotted Spider Mites

Twospotted spider mites are probably the most common spider mite species to damage ornamental plants, fruits, vegetables, and others. Twospotted …

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Tall Fescue Lawn Maintenance Calendar

This factsheet provides instructions on how to properly care for tall fescue grass year round. …

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This guide is designed to help identify the most troublesome diseases associated with cool-season turfgrasses. …

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This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of anthracnose.

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Dogs and Turfgrass Interactions

This publication answers common questions dog owners may have about lawn care. Topics include what …

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Finale XL or Cheetah Pro (glufosinate)

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Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil.

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