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Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

5-year supply projections for tall fescue, bermudagrass & zoysia

2021 Sod Producers' Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

18 hours ago
Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

1 week ago

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

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

1 week ago
Cold air drains to lower topographical points

Prevention and Management of Frost Injury in Wine Grapes

This factsheet provides recommended practices and management strategies for protecting wine grapes from spring frost …

2 weeks ago
Adult spotted lanternfly resting on side of tree

Spotted Lanternfly

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive …

Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

4/12/21
Figure 1. Southwest damage on an Asian pear trunk

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

2/26/21