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Agriculture & Food

Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.

Gardening and Farming Chat

Join Us for Garden Chat

You have 2 ways to join us for chats and conversations about gardening, farming, and agriculture. Beginning February 18, …

soil test

Soil Test Cost Update

Soil testing is one of the best ways to have a successful home lawn and garden. Soil samples are …

fire prevention

Firewise USA Awareness Training

The national Firewise USA® recognition program provides a collaborative framework to help neighbors in a geographic area get organized, …

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Blueberry Guide Available

“A Pocket Guide to IPM Scouting in Highbush Blueberries” published by Michigan State University has been updated and is …

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Pruning Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cherokee County is offering a pruning workshop and demonstration on January 29, 2021, starting at …

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Vegetable Garden Classes

Want to learn how to grow your own fresh vegetables? With rising food prices and shortages due to the …

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Agribusiness Summit

The Tri-County Small Business Center is offering an upcoming Agribusiness Summit. This is an all-day event that will cover: Meet …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

2021 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group offers this handbook, a joint effort among Extension Specialists …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

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Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

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Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

This publication covers insect and disease control in apples, blueberries, caneberries, grapes, peaches, pecans and …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

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