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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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4-H Youth Market Turkey Show

Registration will open March 2, 2021, at 9 a.m. for the 2021 Youth Market Turkey Show (YMTS) tentatively scheduled …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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Forsyth 4-H Plant Sale

2021 FORSYTH COUNTY 4-H PLANT SALE Forsyth County 4-H is taking pre-orders for their annual 4-H Plant Sale now through …

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$5,000 Grants to 50 Farmers

In 2020 The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) launched a new grant program to help young and beginning …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct Store Delivery

This publication guides small- and medium-scale pastured meat producers in North Carolina through the steps …

20 hours agoLocal Foods

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

4 days ago

2021 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

4 days ago
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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

2 weeks agoFood Safety
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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

2 weeks agoEastern Forestry Notes

Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

1/27/21