Late blight found in NC

Late blight has been confirmed in North Carolina on potato.  Few details are known right now regarding the intensity of this outbreak, but, it is focused around the Elizabeth City, NC area.  Potato and tomato growers, particularly those in the SE part of the Commonwealth should be diligent about scouting their crops and consider protective fungicides.  Please let us know if you have further questions and we will continue to update everyone as we learn more.