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Cover photo for The Power to Increase Farm Income!

The Power to Increase Farm Income!

The Empowering Mountain Food Systems (EMFS) program has launched in our region! We are part of N.C. Cooperative Extension …

Cover photo for 2019 Swain County Agricultural Fair

2019 Swain County Agricultural Fair

A County Fair-style festival, complete with judging of vegetables, eggs, and flowers; agricultural demos; craft vendors; food vendors and …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Organic Edamame Production

This field note for farmers describes organic production of edamame, large-seeded vegetable soybeans. Topics covered …

Winterizing the Herb Garden

If treated properly, many herb plants will survive in the garden for a number of …

Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa L.)

Black cohosh is a member of the Ranunculaceae family. It is a native medicinal plant …

Guide to Deciding When to Start and Stop Irrigation for Frost Protection of Fruit Crops

The decisions of when to turn an irrigation system on and off for frost protection …

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Options for cash, in-kind, or delayed payment arrangements

Industrial Hemp in North Carolina: A Guide to Understanding and Evaluating Contracts

This guide provides an overview of contraction options for the growing industrial hemp industry in …

10/9/19
Cucurbit downy mildew on cucumber

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of cucurbit downy mildew.

Initial symptoms of boron toxicity

Strawberry Boron (B) Toxicity

Boron toxicity symptoms are described and management options discussed.