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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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Starting a Container Garden

Every month, “Homegrown” shares new videos featuring tips and tools from our Extension experts in three categories: In The …

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Resources for Local Farmers

Coronavirus is hitting every community hard. Empowering Mountain Food Systems is a great resource for local farmers. Learn more …

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Upcoming Forestry Webinars

NC State Extension Forestry has put together a series of lunch and learn webinars for forest landowners and agents …

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Radical Roots: Sweetpotatoes

Often referred to as the “Orange Superfood”, the sweetpotato is an integral part of the American diet. From casseroles …

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Poultry Processing Field Day

There is a notable gap between youth eating food and knowing where it comes from. Furthermore, many individuals, both …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Starter Phosphorus Fertilizer and Additives in North Carolina Soils: Use, Placement, and Plant Response

Phosphorus (P) is the second most important nutrient in crop production but is often found …

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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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Spider Mites in North Carolina Grapes

Two-spotted spider mites are a common pest of North Carolina grapes. This factsheet discusses the …

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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

1 week agoGrow It, Eat It
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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

1 week agoGrow It, Eat It
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Green Cloverworm in Soybean

This Soybean Insect Factsheet describes the biology, identification, and control of green cloverworm in soybeans …

Peanut Disease Management

This publication, chapter 6 of the 2020 Peanut Information handbook, provides details on how to …

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