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Agriculture & Food

NC State Extension connects farmers, agribusinesses and communities with vital research-based information and technology. Research at NC State targets society's grand challenges. Extension delivers this research directly into the hands of North Carolinians, helping them to translate knowledge into everyday solutions.

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FFA Club Garden

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cherokee County is helping the Murphy Middle School FFA club start a market garden to be …

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Tri-County Beef Cattle Program

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cherokee and Graham Counties are offering a program for local cattle producers. Assistant Professor and Extension …

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Backyard Milk Goats Seminar

I bet you have always dreamed of raising your own goats. The Community Council of the Georgia Mountain Research …

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Sign Up for Our Newsletter Today

The Cherokee County Center publishes an electronic newsletter each month. Learn about the educational classes and workshops conducted each …

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Growing Farmers to Feed Our Future

Learn How N.C. Cooperative Extension is growing farmers for the future on. To learn about careers in Agriculture contact …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

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Controlled drainage.

Controlled Drainage – An Important Practice to Protect Water Quality That Can Enhance Crop Yields

This publication discusses how to use controlled drainage as way to to reduce nutrient losses …

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Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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Añublo Polvoriento en Cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

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