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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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Grants for Diversifying Farms

WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline Oct. 14, 2019; Application deadline Nov. 15. For more information or to apply in …

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The FAMACHA History

The FAMACHA charts are named after Faffa Malan from South Africa. Check the following YouTube informative …

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Pasture Pork Workshop

This is a free event which includes lunch! For further information contact: Addison Bradley, acbradl2@ncsu.edu, (828) …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

6 days agoGrow It, Eat It

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

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Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.