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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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Business of Farming Conference

A business and marketing conference for professional and aspiring farmers ASAP’s Business of Farming Conference brings together professional farmers from …

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2020 Winter Vegetable Conference & Trade Show

Event Date: February 19-20, 2020 Time: Begins at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and ends following the luncheon Thursday Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC Cost: $40 per person …

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

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Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

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Pierce’s Disease Vectors in North Carolina Grapes

This factsheet offers information on Pierce's Disease, a bacterial disease of grapes in North Carolina.

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