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NCDA THC Testing instructions

How and When to Request THC Testing in NC

UPDATED 2/10/2020 – Dr. Michelle McGinnis, Field Services Section Chief with the Agronomic Division, and Kathy Bowers, Hemp Sampling Coordinator, …

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Greenhouse Media for Growing Hemp Cuttings

Greenhouse media for growing hemp cuttings Keith Edmisten, Carl Crozier, and Anthony LeBude North Carolina Cooperative Extension Kristin Hicks, North Carolina Department …

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Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

Hemp License Still Required

1/15/2019 – The new 2018 Farm Bill does NOT change the requirement for NC hemp growers to have a …

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Claycolored Leaf Beetle

Claycolored leaf beetles are a sporadic pest in the landscape.

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Sustainable Practices for Plasticulture Strawberry Production in the Southeast

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Stem Blight of Blueberry

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