These recommendations apply only to North Carolina. They may not be appropriate for conditions in other states and may not comply with laws and regulations outside of North Carolina. Unless otherwise noted, these recommendations were current as of November 2013. Individuals who use agricultural chemicals are responsible for ensuring that the intended use complies with current regulations and conforms to the product label. Be sure to obtain current information about usage regulations and examine a current product label before applying any chemical. For assistance, contact your county Cooperative Extension Service agent. The use of brand names and any mention or listing of commercial products or services in the publication does not imply endorsement by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service nor discrimination against similar products or services not mentioned.
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Restricted Use Pesticides; Local Need -- 24(c) Registrations in N.C.; The Safe Use Of Pesticides
Types of Equipment; Cleaning Equipment; Calibrating Chemical Application Equipment; Useful Tables and Data
Plant Disease and Insect Clinic; What to Sample; Insect Identification; Pland and Weed Identification; Soil Testing; Nematode Assay; Plant Tissue Nutrient Testing; Waste and Solution Analysis
Lime and Fertilizer Suggestions for Field Crops; Pasture and Hay; Fruit; Lawns; Ornamental Plants; Nursery Crops; and Vegetable Crops
Fertilizer Rules and Regulations; Nutrient Content of Fertilizer Materials; Mixing Herbicides With Nitrogen Solutions or Fluid Fertilizers; How to Test Compatibility of Herbicides with Fluid Fertilizers; Fertilizer Placement, Livestock Manure Production Rates and Nutrient Content; and Use of Municipal and Industrial Sludges
Agricultural Uses (see also pest information from NCCES)
Pesticides and Honey Bees; Field Corn, Grain Sorghum, Small Grains, Cotton, Forage Crops, Peanuts, Soybeans, Flue-Cured and Burley Tobacco, Commercial Vegetables and Greenhouse Vegetables
Stored Products: On Farm and Commercial Fumigants
Livestock and Poultry
Specialized Uses: Community Pest Control and Industrial and Household Pests
Ornamental Plants Grown in Greenhouses and Nurseries and Landscapes
Wood and Wood Products
Home Uses: Home Vegetable Garden; Household Pests; Home Lawns; and Pets
Apple Spray Program; Blueberry Spray Program; Caneberry Spray Program; Winegrape Spray Program; Muscadine Grape Spray Program; Peach and Nectarine Spray Guide; Pecan Spray Program; and Strawberry Disease and Insect Control
Weed Control in Field Crops: Corn, Cotton, Kenaf, Peanuts, Sorghum, Soybeans, Sunflowers, Tobacco, and Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rye, and Triticale; Glyphosate Formulations; Herbicide Resistance Management; Weed Control in Clary Sage
Fruit Crops; Hay Crops and Pastures; Lawns and Turf; Ornamentals; Vegetable Crops; Forest Stands; Aquatic Weeds; Specific Weeds; Woody Plants; and Total Vegetation Control in Noncropland
Cotton; Harvest Aids and Preharvest Dessicants; Apples; Floriculture Crops in Greenhouses; Woody Ornamental Crops; Flue-Cured Tobacco; Processing Tomatoes; Peanut; and Turfgrasses
General Practices; Wildlife Killed for Depredations or Accidentally; Description of Potential Animal Pests; Animal Control Suggestions; Rodenticides; and Fish Control
Field Crops: Wheat; Alfalfa; Corn; Cotton; Peanut; Soybean; and Tobacco
Floral, Nursery, Landscape and Turfgrass Diseases
Sanitizing Greenhouses and Plant Beds
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