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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Cover photo for Household Hazardous Waste Day

Household Hazardous Waste Day

The biennial Alexander County Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the County Administration …

Pesticide Classes Available

Alexander County Extension Center will have two Pesticide Classes in February. A Commercial Class with 2 credits of A …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Zoysiagrass Mites

Zoysiagrass mites (Aceria (Eriophyes) zoysiae) are tiny, elongated (worm-like), white arachnids that are occasional pests …

3 hours agoTurfFiles
Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.

Figure 1. Ground pearl cysts and adult

Ground Pearls in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of ground pearls and addresses how to control them as …

3 hours agoTurfFiles

Ronstar (oxadiazon)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Ronstar (oxadiazon).

Dismiss (sulfentrazone)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Dismiss (sulfentrazone).

Fortress (isoxaben + dithiopyr)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Fortress (isoxaben + dithiopyr).

Example of drip irrigation system.

Plasticulture for Commercial Vegetables

This guide for farmers describes the advantages and disadvantages of using plasticulture to grow vegetables. …

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Pansy affected by damping-off fungi.

Damping-off in Flower and Vegetable Seedlings

This factsheet offers information on damping off in flower and vegetable seedlings, a result of …