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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.

Cover photo for 2020 Local Food Cooking Class Series

2020 Local Food Cooking Class Series

Local Food Cooking Class Series Eat healthy while supporting local farmers 2020 Class Schedule June 17- Oct 21 Every other week Free …

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Farm City Week Banquet

November 26, 2019, at the Catawba County Country Club from 5:30–9 p.m. Ticket sales end Tuesday, November 19. More information on …

Sustainable Landscaping Workshop

Looking for ideas on how to create a more sustainable landscape around your home? We’ll talk about Permaculture and …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Soybean Sunscald

Sunscald is caused by bright sunlight on a wet leaf after exposure to high temperatures. …

3 days ago
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Soybean Fertilizer Burn

Fertilizer burn can occur to the soybean seed from an in-furrow application and to the …

4 days ago
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Soybean Compaction

Soil compaction, caused by field traffic and heavy machinery use, can be a significant issue for …

5 days ago
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Soybean Cold Damage

Cold damage in soybeans can emerge early or late in the season. This publication describes …

5 days ago
Deer damage

Soybean Deer Damage

This factsheet discusses recognizing and treating soybeans that have been damaged by deer in North …

5 days ago
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Kale

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

5 days agoGrow It, Eat It

Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

7/8/20
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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

7/6/20SoilFacts