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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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2020 Hemp Field Day Is Live!

We are happy to announce that the 2020 NC State University Virtual Hemp Field Day is now live! We’ve …

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Hurricane Preparedness

With Hurricane Isaias approaching the Carolinas and expected to make landfall in the next 24 hours, here is a …

Peanut Sclerotinia Advisories

This page will be updated daily to reflect the peanut Sclerotinia advisories for the Hertford County Area. There are two advisories …

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Peanut Leaf Spot Spray Advisories

This page will be updated daily to reflect the peanut spray advisories for the Hertford County area. September 28, 2020 …

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N.C. Wheat Yield Contest

The NC Wheat Yield Contest is being conducted again this year to recognize those with outstanding wheat yield and …

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Millipedes on the Move

Last year around this time, we had a stretch of very hot & dry weather that triggered a “millipede …

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 …