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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.

Backyard Flock Series - Flock Management Flyer

Backyard Flock Series

NC State Extension area specialized Poultry agents are hosting the “Backyard Flock Series.” Topic: Backyard Flock Management Date/Time: Wednesday, January 27, 2021, from …

Notice to Pesticide Applicators

Notice to pesticide applicators: The EPA has given temporary exemption to its annual fit testing requirements due to the current …

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Farm-City Week

This year has held many disappointments for everyone in numerous shapes and sizes. One of the biggest disappointments for …

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Grant Opportunity Offered

NC AgVentures is a NC State Extension program that provides grants to NC farmers and community groups for new …

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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 …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

2021 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group offers this handbook, a joint effort among Extension Specialists …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

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Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

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Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

This publication covers insect and disease control in apples, blueberries, caneberries, grapes, peaches, pecans and …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

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