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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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Gatesville Plow Day Announced

Gatesville Plow Day at Jubilant Fields March 16, 2019 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jubilant Fields, 701 Court St., Gatesville, NC 27938 For …

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Grain Bin Dangers

You can die in a grain bin in less than 60 seconds. Watch how quickly something can happen. See below …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

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Dinner’s Ready!

The Make Ahead Freezer Meal Workshop Series with Helen Eure, Cooperative Extension Director If your family is always on the go between …

Planting Cotton Late

Please see the latest news from Dr. Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science & Extension Cotton Specialist and Dr. …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Africanized Honey Bees: Where Are They Now, and When Will They Arrive in North Carolina?

This factsheet outlines the history, movement, distribution, and present status of the Africanized honey bee …

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Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Basic Information for Determining Drain Spacing on North Carolina Soils

Knowing the soil profile of your agricultural land will help determine the spacing needed for …

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Agricultural Subsurface Drainage Cost in North Carolina

Subsurface drainage is beneficial to agricultural lands by improving crop yield and eliminating prolonged wet …

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NCDA&CS Survey of Soybean Cyst Nematode in NC.

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Florida betony rhizome and tubers

Casoron (dichlobenil)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Casoron (dichlobenil).