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Cover photo for Farm Jam 2021!

Farm Jam 2021!

Come on out to Woodmill Winery on September 24, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. for a free concert with Dirty …

Cover photo for 2021 Pesticide Class Schedule

2021 Pesticide Class Schedule

Pesticide classes forming now! Must call to register! If we haven’t received any preregistration calls for a class, that …

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 …

Cover photo for Knife Skills 101

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 …

Cover photo for Soybean Herbicide Open House

Soybean Herbicide Open House

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

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Switchgrass: Establishment, Management, Yield, Nutritive Value, and Utilization

This publication summarizes results from 26 studies addressing the establishment, cell wall content, cultivar improvement, …

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Figure 1: Muscadine grapes are a nutritious and tasty snack

Muscadine Grape: Family Activity Guide

Celebrating, learning and loving everything about muscadine grapes. This guide provides activities for families to …

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High Density Apple Orchard Management

This publication focuses on the management techniques and economic analysis of orchards with more than …

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Rotary Hoe: A Blind Cultivation Tool for In-Row Weed Control

Expanding organic grain markets have increased interest in mechanical weed control. Learn how the rotary …

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Planting Rate Recommendations for Organic Soybean Producers

For organic soybean producers increased seeding rates improve early soybean canopy density, which shades out …

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The initial symptoms of B deficiency

Tobacco - Boron (B) Deficiency

Tobacco plants that are B deficient are stunted very early on in production when compared …

Phosphorus Deficiency

Tobacco - Phosphorus (P) Deficiency

Phosphorus (P) deficiency in tobacco begins as a noticeable stunting when compared to a plant …

Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …