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Agronomic Services — Recent News Releases

October 2019
9 Price to increase Nov. 1 on nematode molecular diagnostic testing
June 2019
17 Study underway to help farmers produce malting barley for breweries
May 2019
21 Agronomist explains the basics of soil pH and lime
April 2019
5 Optimize strawberry fertility with plant tissue testing
4 NCDA&CS agronomist offers home garden tips
March 2019
6 NCDA&CS heavy metal testing not designed for hemp production
February 2019
8 Now is the time for tobacco transplant producers to test float bed water
October 2018
1 NCDA&CS offers soil management guidance after Hurricane Florence
July 2018
12 NCDA&CS Agronomic Services can help ID growth concerns
April 2018
27 Advice on managing fertility in centipede grass
February 2018
5 Whaley named NCDA&CS regional agronomist to serve Southeastern Coastal Plain
5 New NCDA&CS regional agronomist to serve nine Piedmont counties
October 2017
6 Users reminded peak-season soil testing fees go into effect Dec. 1
August 2017
25 Consider soil testing now for fertilizer recommendations for fescue
18 NCDA&CS survey finds soybean cyst nematode distribution wider than previously thought
May 2017
10 NCDA&CS warns of emerging nematode that could impact the state's sweet potato crop
8 Agronomic services help keep Wilkes family greenhouse business blooming
April 2017
7 A soil test can help manage fertility in warm-season grasses
March 2017
20 Take soil samples to know plants' spring fertilization needs
February 2017
27 New regional agronomist assigned to Chatham County
21 Agronomic Services lab making equipment upgrades with peak-season soil testing fees
1 Now is the time for tobacco transplant producers to test float bed water
January 2017
31 Consider applying lime for home vegetable gardens
November 2016
1 Momeyer farmer improves organic tobacco crop with agronomic advice
4 Pugh named regional agronomist serving eight northeastern N.C. counties
4 Mays named NCDA&CS regional agronomist for seven central N.C. counties
11 NCDA&CS encourages agronomic tests to help growers
make informed management decisions after flood
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July 2014

Hydroponic lettuce takes root in eastern NC

June 2014
6 Users urged to submit soil sample information online
4 New NCDA&CS regional agronomist serving Sandhills
4 New NCDA&CS regional agronomist based at Tidewater Research Station
May 2014
7 Third-graders get the dirt about soil science
February 2014
24 Wheat needs nitrogen in spring; submit samples now
11 It's still a good time to submit soil samples
10 New NCDA&CS regional agronomist for Rocky Mount area
3 New regional agronomist assignments for Catawba and McDowell counties
3 New NCDA&CS regional agronomist for northeastern counties
3 New NCDA&CS regional agronomist for southeastern counties
January 2014
22 New NCDA&CS regional agronomist based at Mountain Research Station
October 2013
4 Agronomic services help identify nutrient problems
September 2013
3 Peak-season soil-test fee coming this fall/winter
August 2013
23 Flax being grown for fiber in North Carolina
16 Soil nutrients depleted by heavy rains
15 Sample fescue lawns now for lime and fertilizer needs
July 2013
22 New NCDA&CS regional agronomist serving growers in northeastern N.C.

Last Update July 1, 2019


NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division, Colleen M. Hudak-Wise, Ph.D., Director
Mailing Address: 1040 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1040
Physical Address: 4300 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh NC 27607-6465
Phone: (919) 664-1600; FAX: (919) 733-2837

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