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Wheat Scab Update-April 23, 2018

For wheat flowering now, scab risk is low across North Carolina due to recent dry weather. Rain predicted for April 23-28 will …

Wheat Scab Update-April 12, 2018

This is the first North Carolina small grain scab risk commentary for the 2018 scab monitoring season. In most of NC, …

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Tobacco Blue Mold Confirmed in NC

Tobacco blue mold was confirmed (July 11, 2017) in commercial tobacco in Caswell County, North Carolina by the Plant …

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