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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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2019 Tobacco Referendum

Flue-cured tobacco farmers engaged in the production of flue-cured tobacco during the 2018 crop and who share directly in …

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2019 Peanut Production Contest

Calling all Peanut Farmers! Farmers interested in participating in the 2019 Peanut Yield Contest needs to bring a final sale summary …

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Hurricane News You Can Use!

N.C. Cooperative Extension Service offers resources for being prepared before, during and after the storm. Visit the NC Disaster Information …

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CHROME Regional Ag Expo

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Peanut Belt Research Station, 112 Research Station Ln, Lewiston-Woodville, NC Topics Include: Comparison of transgenic vs. non-transgenic soybean variety …

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2018 Cotton Field Day

The 2018 Cotton Field Day will be held on August 21, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. We will begin the …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

3 weeks ago

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

3 weeks ago

Strawberries in the Home Garden

Strawberries are a welcome addition to any home garden. They are relatively easy to grow, …

A Step-by-Step Approach to Pruning Carlos Muscadine Grapevines

This review presents the key steps involved in pruning a mature Carlos vine for maximum …

3 weeks ago
Early blight symptoms on tomato

Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.

Biomass Production of Biofumigant Cover Crops - 'Caliente' Mustard and Oilseed Radish

A new group of cover crops for winter and summer use include mustards, oilseed radishes …

4/1/19

Agritourism Opportunities for Farm Diversification

This publication explores the different types of agritourism activities that are available to farmers and …

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Sulfur Fertilization of North Carolina Crops

Adequate sulfur is necessary for crops, but there’s no one-size-fits-all recommendation for application in North …

3/25/19SoilFacts