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NC State Extension connects farmers, agribusinesses and communities with vital research-based information and technology. Research at NC State targets society's grand challenges. Extension delivers this research directly into the hands of North Carolinians, helping them to translate knowledge into everyday solutions.

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Grasses for Your Lawn and Beyond

Fall is an excellent time for gardening in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Many homeowners renovate tall fescue …

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Small Ruminant Grazier’s Workshop

SMALL RUMINANT GRAZIER’S WORKSHOP Registration: N.C. Cooperative Extension of Rowan County, 704-216-8970. Please RSVP by July 27 for meal preparation. Small Ruminant Grazier’s Workshop …

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2018 NC Beef Cattle Field Day

2018 NC BEEF CATTLE FIELD DAY Upper Mountain Research Station 8004 NC Highway 88 E Laurel Springs, NC 28644 Phone: (336) 982-2501 October 6, …


2018 Summer Forage Management Workshop

Summer Forage Management Workshop August 14, 2018 Circle D Beef Oscho and Eric Deal 350 Saw Road China Grove, NC 28023 Program 6:00 p.m. To …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

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Controlled Drainage – An Important Practice to Protect Water Quality That Can Enhance Crop Yields

This publication discusses how to use controlled drainage as way to to reduce nutrient losses …

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Community Supported Agriculture in North Carolina

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a form of direct marketing in which a community of …

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Añublo Polvoriento en Cucurbitáceas

Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …