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Agriculture & Food

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.

Harvest Time

In the state of North Carolina, agriculture is undoubtedly a big deal. The industry contributes over $70 billion and …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

Buy All the Bull You Can

Most of us have calves hitting the ground or soon will. That means bulls will be going in with …

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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

Managing Weeds in the Field

Weed management is one of the most crucial, worrisome, and sometimes one of the most expensive components of crop …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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14. Small Fruits

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

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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 …

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Grain Pea Production in North Carolina

This publication discusses the findings of applied research conducted to answer production questions about growing …

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Aerial Web Blight

This soybean disease factsheet covers aerial web blight, a generally minor disease of soybean in …

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Cowpea Chlorotic Mottle Virus of Soybean

This soybean disease information factsheet describes the symptoms and disease cycle of the cowpea chlorotic …

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Tobacco Ringspot Virus of Soybean

Tobacco ringspot virus is a disease of soybean in North Carolina. This factsheet offers information …

Bacterial Blight of Soybean

This factsheet discusses bacterial blight of soybean in North Carolina.

Sting Nematode of Soybean

This soybean diseases factsheet discusses sting nematodes, a minor pest of soybean in North Carolina.