1. CORESTA Congress, Online, 2020, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 23

    Industrial hemp: the benefits, concerns, and unknowns for North Carolina tobacco farmers

    SHORT M.M.(1); McGINNIS M.(2); VANN M.C.(1); SUCHOFF D.H.(1); EDMISTEN K.L.(1)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Division, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    North Carolina is the leader in flue-cured tobacco production in the United States; however, a growing reduction in demand has led growers to seek other sources of farm gate revenue. In 2014, the federal Farm Bill legalized state regulated growth of...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 07

    Float water alkalinity adjustment in organic seedling production

    VANN M.C.(1); STEVENS D.A.(1); SHORT M.(1); McGINNIS M.(2)
    (1) North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services – Agronomic Division, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Float water bicarbonate (HCO3-) concentration in excess of 2.0 meq/L (100 ppm) can result in stunted, unusable seedlings unless neutralized. In conventional greenhouse systems, sulfuric acid is used for this purpose; however, it is not currently...