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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.

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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 …

Gardening and Farming Chat

Grow and Graze Chat

Join us February 18, March 4 and March 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. to talk about timely garden topics. …

emPOWERing Grant Survey

Online 'Beginner' BEES School

The NC State University Apiculture Department is pleased to announce two options for online beekeeper training for new or beginning …

Cover photo for Business of Farming Conference

Business of Farming Conference

ASAP’s (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) Business of Farming Conference is one of the region’s premier events dedicated to providing …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Dust plume coming off large combine in field

Estimating Available Time to Plant and Harvest Peanuts

This publication looks at historical records to estimate the number of days available for planting …

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Insect Control

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

7 days ago

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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PPO-inhibiting herbicide injury

PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

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ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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Paraquat applied to soybeans

PSI & II-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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