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Jarette's Farm Journal - June 2020

Do you know about Soybean and Cotton Weed Management without Dicamba? What do you know about Management, Scouting and …

Fire Ant Control

Spring is an ideal time to control fire ants in the landscape! Fire Ant …

Jarette's Farm Journal - April 2020

Please see attached information regarding how to lookout for Wheat Pest and Diseases, Cotton Planting Decisions, Cotton Preemergence Herbicides, …

Bertie County Ag News - April 2020

See the latest information on Peanuts and Crop Comparison Decision Aid and Burndown Considerations in Peanuts below. APRIL 2020 Bertie …

Essential Agricultural Waiver

The Commissioner of Agriculture has provided a Waiver that allows Essential Food and Agricultural workers to continue to work …

Leaf Spot Chart

2019 Bertie County Leafspot Advisory

Please see below for the most current leafspot advisory from the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Bertie County staff. DATE LEWISTON LAST EFFECTIVE SPRAY …

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Sunscald is caused by bright sunlight on a wet leaf after exposure to high temperatures. …

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Fertilizer burn can occur to the soybean seed from an in-furrow application and to the …

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Soybean Compaction

Soil compaction, caused by field traffic and heavy machinery use, can be a significant issue for …

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Cold damage in soybeans can emerge early or late in the season. This publication describes …

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This factsheet discusses recognizing and treating soybeans that have been damaged by deer in North …

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

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Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

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