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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 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: …

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Winner! Winner! Chicken Litter

Dual collaboration between Glenn Detweiler, Livestock Agent for Lincoln and Catawba counties, and Taylor Dill, Row Crops Agent for …

Respirator Fit Testing

EPA guidelines require pesticide applicators to complete annual respiratory protection training and undergo an annual respirator fit test if …

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Pasture Weed Management

Catawba Valley Cattlemen’s Association (meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month) This month’s meeting is on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

4 days ago

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

1 week ago
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Long-Term Tillage Effects on Corn and Soybean Yield in the Piedmont

This publication discusses tillage treatments for large-seeded crops like corn and soybeans in the Piedmont …

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Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

2 weeks ago
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Blue Mold of Tobacco

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and treatment for blue mold of tobacco.

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Gray Leaf Spot in Corn

This corn disease information note offers information on the symptoms and management of gray leaf …

strawberry planting

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

9/29/20
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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

9/23/20