Dedicated to feeding the world and educating people on how to do it.
"A prosperity built on the basis of agriculture is that which is most desirable to us, because to the efforts of labor it
adds the efforts of a greater proportion of soil." --Thomas Jefferson: Circular to Consuls, 1792.
Strawberry Plug Plants produced from tips by Elroy Farms, Goldsboro, NC.
Strawberry tips are being used by many growers because of their convenience, ease of transplanting, uniformity of growth and lower establishment cost.
Pumpkins and new fungicides
Pumpkin is a hard crop to grow in Eastern NC. Fungicides and insecticides must be sprayed every 5 to 7 days. The registration of Nova, Quintec and Procure will greatly improve the powdery mildew control on pumpkin and other cucurbits.
INDEX OF SITEInformation about the author of this page...Bill Jester.The History of The NC Specialty Crops Program.Important Dates And Events.What's Happening in Eastern NC Vegetables and Fruit Production?Links to Vegetable and Fruit Resources.Tests from the Hinterlands on Vegetables and Fruits.Educational Presentations.
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