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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.

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 …

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Support Native Pollinators

Identify Native Bees Attract them to you backyard Learn to build a bee house Elsa Youngsteadt’s Top 5 reasons to garden for native …

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 …

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Storm Damage to Trees

Recent snow and ice storms have caused extensive damage to trees. Consider hiring a certified arborist to help assess …

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All About Poinsettias

Everything you want to know about Poinsettias How to choose the right poinsettia for you? Decorating with poinsettias Growing poinsettias in the …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

It is economically and technically infeasible for producers to exclude all pathogens from their herds. …

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

6 days ago
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Clubroot of Brassicas

The pathogen, host plants, symptoms and management of clubroot, a disease of crucifer crops, are …

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Downy Mildew on Brassica Crops

This factsheet covers the pathogen, host plants, symptoms, and management of downy mildew, a foliar …

Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …

1 week ago
Symptomatic pepper

Anthracnose of Pepper

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of anthracnose of pepper.

The Economic Impact of North Carolina's Shellfish Mariculture Industry

Factsheet summarizing the economic impact of North Carolina's shellfish mariculture industry.

5/21/21

Plan Before You Plant

Supplemental hand weeding accounts for the majority of landscape bed maintenance costs. When used exclusively, …

5/13/21Weed Facts