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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.

Cover photo for Fall Master Gardener Class Planned

Fall Master Gardener Class Planned

A Master Gardener program will be taught this fall in Cherokee County. The classes will be taught September 14-October …

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Camphor Shot Borer Active

Camphor shot borers were found in traps in Conover this week. Camphor shot borers make holes in trunks, leaving …

Please Provide Input to Needs Assessment

Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is conducting a statewide program needs assessment to determine how …

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Master Gardener Training Survey

We are excited in planning the Master Gardener Training, but we need your help. Please complete the Google Survey …

agritourism

Visit NC Farms App

Whether you’re looking for seasonal produce or good old-fashioned fun, you can plan a visit to a North Carolina farm using …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

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Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil.

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Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of market gardens for small and beginning farmers in North …

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

The success of a biosecurity program depends on the resources the farm manager is willing …

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Graph of H-2A positions certified in NC 2016-2021

The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

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Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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