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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Cut dahlias

Extending Cut Dahlia Vase Life

Cut dahlias are perennially popular with growers and consumers because of their stunning beauty, and amazingly diverse colors, shapes, …

Water Lilies as a cut flower crop

Water Lilies as a Cut Flower

Water lilies are not a common cut flower, but they are found now and again at wholesale houses or …

poinsettia with dew

2017 Poinsettia Open House

2017 Poinsettia Open Houses will be held Tuesday, November 28th, for growers and industry suppliers and Sunday, December 3rd, for …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Weed Management on Organic Farms

Organic farmers cite weed management as their number one research priority. This publication in the …

2 days agoCEFS

Compost Production and Use in Sustainable Farming Systems

This field note for farmers published by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) describes …

Composting on Organic Farms

This publication describes the composting process, how to make compost that meets National Organic Program …

2 days agoCEFS

Peach Cultivars

The purpose of this bulletin is to summarize the specific characteristics of the cultivars released …

3 days ago

Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

Weed Management in Onions

Most commercial onions produced in North Carolina are seeded in the fall and harvested in …

Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower

Keeping weeds out early in the season is very important for cole crops that are …