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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 Farm Fun in Lincoln County!

Farm Fun in Lincoln County!

To say that Lincoln County is a 30-mile-long amusement park might seem silly at first. But it’s more of …

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Knife Skills 101

Good knife skills are one of the most important aspects of cooking and staying safe in the kitchen! This …

Video: Soybean Agent Variety Trials

Good morning everyone! Below is a link to a video on our Agent Variety Trial that ASR Grain so graciously partnered with …

Cover photo for Pesticide Collection Day - Oct. 13

Pesticide Collection Day - Oct. 13

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Lincoln County will …

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Soybean Herbicide Open House

NC State Extension has partnered with a local farmer to do a soybean herbicide study. Taylor Dill – Row crops …

Frost Damage Webinar

The NC State University Agronomic Crop Specialists, Dr. Rachel Vann: Soybean Specialist, Dr. Ron Heiniger: Corn, and Dr. Angela Post: …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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 …

5 days ago
Dust plume coming off large combine in field

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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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

2 weeks ago
PPO-inhibiting herbicide injury

PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

2 weeks ago

ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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Paraquat applied to soybeans

PSI & II-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

2 weeks ago