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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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WNC Hemp Growers Meeting

Western North Carolina Extension personnel have organized a virtual hemp growers meeting for the evening of February 17, 2021. …

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 …

Azalea

Seeding Native Azaleas

Learn how to propagate native azaleas at home from seed. Watch this video to learn …

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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 …

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

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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Glufosinate injury on soybean

Glufosinate Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses glufosinate injury on soybean.

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Glyphosate injury

Glyphosate Injury on Soybeans

This factsheet discusses glyphosate injury on soybean.

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Very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury

VLCFA Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discuses very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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HPPD-inhibiting herbicide pre-emergence

HPPD and Clomazone Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses HPPD and clomazine injury on soybean.

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