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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.

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 …

Pesticide Credits Offered

Pesticide “V” Credits Offered (2 Credits) Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5–7 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Anson County To register …

4-H Livestock Meeting

4-H Livestock Interest Meeting

This is an interest meeting for youth that are wanting to get involved with livestock. Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November …

Forage Field Day

Forage Field Day in Marshville

Join us for an evening field day, featuring summer annuals and the research being done in Union County. When: August …

Cover photo for 2019 Ag Expo & Fair Events

2019 Ag Expo & Fair Events

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Anson County’s Annual 2019 Family Fall Fest, Ag Fair, & Youth Livestock Show. Lineup of events are: Youth …

Feral Swine Listening Session

Feral Swine Listening Session Hosted by the NC Feral Swine Task Force and the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Anson County Center Where: …

Cover photo for Solitary Ground Bees Not a Threat

Solitary Ground Bees Not a Threat

This time each year many homeowners notice small dirt mounds in their yard, at parks, or recreational fields created …

Upcoming Events for Pesticide Credits

Upcoming Events Please register for the Anson County class by calling the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Anson County office at 704-694-2915. …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Tobacco Greenhouse Production

This publication provides at-a-glance information for growing tobacco in greenhouses, including sanitation practices, source water …

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Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

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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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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

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