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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.

Making Butter at Home

Making butter at home is easier than you think. Watch this short video to learn how to make butter …

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Forages for Horse Owners Series

Three-class series. You may register for one, two, or all three classes. December 10, 2020 — Feeding Hay January 14, 2021 …

Coronavirus Assistance Program

Are you a farmer or rancher whose operation has been directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic? USDA is implementing …

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Threshold Issues for Landowner Solar Leasing

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

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Offsetting Drought for Small-Scale Vegetable Production in North Carolina

A good source of water is a necessity for producing quality vegetables. During periods of …

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Are Neighbors Benefiting from Wine Tourism Development? Perceptions from the North Carolina Piedmont Triad

This publication discusses how residents of the North Carolina Triad area perceive the benefits of …

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Green Fruitworm

Green fruitworm description, life cycle, damage, and control.

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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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