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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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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Asian Long-Horned Beetle Alert

The Asian long-horned beetle (ALB) was discovered first in New York in 1996. Since this time, this destructive wood-boring …

Blueberry Waffles

Don't Forget Breakfast

Have you ever been riding down the road and your car ran out of gas? How far can a …

Apples

Fiber Facts

What is fiber and how does it work in our body? Fiber is a carbohydrate in food that is …

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Fire Blight on Apples

Fire blight is a devastating bacterial disease that can infect flowers, current year shoots, and the rootstock of apple …

Fresh Orange Juice

Reducing Food Waste

Food money is wasted if food rules are not followed. If food spoils before it is eaten, you have …

Cicada

The Song of the Cicada

Cicadas are unique insects that are known for their song. Male cicadas sing out to find their mate. They …

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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 …