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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.

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. …

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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This publication documents the lessons learned by agritourism operators whose businesses were impacted by the …

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Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …

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Estimating Available Time to Plant and Harvest Peanuts

This publication looks at historical records to estimate the number of days available for planting …

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Spotted Lanternfly

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive …

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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