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Agriculture & Food

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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Holes in the Lawn

What are the holes that seem to be appearing in everyone’s lawn right now? That’s the $10,000 question! If …

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Slow Cooking Safe Meals

Who can resist coming home after a long day of work to dinner already cooked and only one pot …

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Cooking for Crowds

Are you serving food at a church potluck, annual fundraiser, community event, or large family gathering? Do you know …

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North Carolina Cattle Industry Referendum

NORTH CAROLINA CATTLE INDUSTRY assessment REFERENDUM VOTE SET FOR OCTOBER 4, 2018 FUQUAY-vARINA, NC — The North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association (NCCA) …

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Storm Preparation Information

Please find some information below regarding pre and post-storm actions to take when dealing with livestock, poultry, and bees. Livestock …

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NC Safe Plates Training Program

A training program for food protection manager certification. Class: March 7 & 8, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (with …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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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2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

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Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

This publication addresses the two major soil problems found on residential properties and how to …

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