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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.

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Soil Sampling

Are you interested in getting your lawn and garden growing just right? If so, you might want to consider …

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Additional Assistance for Farmers

President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion …

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Pumpkin Processing Series

Fall is time for pumpkins! Pumpkins are attractive fruits and are really fun to grow. We invite you to …

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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

URGENT COVID-19 Economic Loss Survey

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has developed a survey for North Carolina producers to submit comments …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

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Grain Pea Production in North Carolina

This publication discusses the findings of applied research conducted to answer production questions about growing …

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Aerial Web Blight

This soybean disease factsheet covers aerial web blight, a generally minor disease of soybean in …

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Cowpea Chlorotic Mottle Virus of Soybean

This soybean disease information factsheet describes the symptoms and disease cycle of the cowpea chlorotic …

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Tobacco Ringspot Virus of Soybean

Tobacco ringspot virus is a disease of soybean in North Carolina. This factsheet offers information …

Bacterial Blight of Soybean

This factsheet discusses bacterial blight of soybean in North Carolina.

Sting Nematode of Soybean

This soybean diseases factsheet discusses sting nematodes, a minor pest of soybean in North Carolina.

Stubby Root Nematode of Soybean

This factsheet summarizes the symptoms and management of stubby root nematodes in soybean in North …