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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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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. …

Southern Farm Show

SOUTHERN FARM SHOW When: January 30 – February 1, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day Where: NC State Fairgrounds, …

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Assistance for Livestock Owners

Have you suffered livestock losses from Hurricane Florence and need help with carcass disposal? The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural …

Poultry Processing Workshop

Monday, September 24, 2018, at 11:00 p.m. Stanly County Agri-Civic Center (26032 Newt Rd, Albemarle) Learn how to process poultry on your own …

Canceled Farm City Week Dinner

With so many of our roads still flooded and washed out and after discussing with extension staff, the Chamber …

NC Disaster Information Center

Farmers and clients, please refer to the NC Disaster Information Center for updates and resources in regards to Hurricane …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Peach Cultivars

The purpose of this bulletin is to summarize the specific characteristics of the cultivars released …

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Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

Weed Management in Onions

Most commercial onions produced in North Carolina are seeded in the fall and harvested in …

Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower

Keeping weeds out early in the season is very important for cole crops that are …

Weed Management in Okra

Being related to cotton, okra can be a poor competitor with weeds, particularly early in …

Using Plastic Mulches and Drip Irrigation for Home Vegetable Gardens

Muskmelons, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, watermelons, and okra are vegetable crops that have shown …

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Evaluating Damage From Deer Feeding On North Carolina Cotton

This publication discusses the yield losses, delayed maturity, and management associated with damaged caused by …

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