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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.

COVID-19 Food Safety Resources

COVID-19 has impacted agriculture large and small from every angle, from the temporary closing of restaurants, addressing labor health …

SMall Rumintants 101

Small Ruminants 101

“Ever thought about raising sheep or goats, but aren’t sure how to get started? Join us on April 1 …

Fencing School

Fencing School

Learn about fencing topics including fence law, planning, perimeter, and electric fence construction followed by a hands-on field demo. MARCH …

Planting Forages for Wildlife

Destruction of wildlife habitats has made populations of many animals decline. Whether you are a hunter or just enjoy …

Poultry Meeting

Commercial Poultry Meeting

Commercial Poultry Meeting Location: Agricultural Service Center 123 Caroline St. Rockingham, NC 28379 Time: March 4, 2020, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. If you are …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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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 …

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Grain Pea Production in North Carolina

This publication discusses the findings of applied research conducted to answer production questions about growing …

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Aerial Web Blight

This soybean disease factsheet covers aerial web blight, a generally minor disease of soybean in …

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Cowpea Chlorotic Mottle Virus of Soybean

This soybean disease information factsheet describes the symptoms and disease cycle of the cowpea chlorotic …

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Tobacco Ringspot Virus of Soybean

Tobacco ringspot virus is a disease of soybean in North Carolina. This factsheet offers information …

Bacterial Blight of Soybean

This factsheet discusses bacterial blight of soybean in North Carolina.

Sting Nematode of Soybean

This soybean diseases factsheet discusses sting nematodes, a minor pest of soybean in North Carolina.

Stubby Root Nematode of Soybean

This factsheet summarizes the symptoms and management of stubby root nematodes in soybean in North …