Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

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.

Cover photo for Summer Canning Workshops

Summer Canning Workshops

Canning season is upon us! As canning season approaches, there are a few things to inspect to ensure a …

Cover photo for Canning Basics Workshops

Canning Basics Workshops

Learn the basics of pressure and water bath canning before the canning season …

Cover photo for Corn Growers Referendum

Corn Growers Referendum

February 22 is the date when corn growers will vote on continuation of the self assessment program for six …

Cover photo for Control Thistles During Winter

Control Thistles During Winter

One of the most misunderstood weeds in our foothill pastures are thistles. Most of us don’t really give them …

Public Input Meeting on Gypsy Moth

WHO: Residents of Burke County and Catawba County WHAT: Public Input Meeting to Discuss an Infestation of Gypsy Moth in …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

2 days ago

Plant Growth Regulators

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

2 days ago

Chemical Weed Control

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

2 days ago

Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

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

2 days ago

Insect Control

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

2 days ago

Fertilizer Use

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

2 days ago

2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

2 days ago

Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

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

3 days agoSoilFacts