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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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What's Growing in Gates County

Updated: October 13th Peanut Pod Blasting September 16th Corn harvest video September 8th updates: Corn – coming soon, Soybean video, Peanut video, …

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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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PICH Guidebook to Local Foods

Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) serves sixteen counties in northeastern North Carolina. Their goal is to improve access …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

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Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

1 week ago
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Long-Term Tillage Effects on Corn and Soybean Yield in the Piedmont

This publication discusses tillage treatments for large-seeded crops like corn and soybeans in the Piedmont …

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Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

1 week ago
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Blue Mold of Tobacco

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and treatment for blue mold of tobacco.

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Gray Leaf Spot in Corn

This corn disease information note offers information on the symptoms and management of gray leaf …

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14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

9/29/20
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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 …

9/23/20