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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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Update on the Final Rule for Hemp

Today the USDA announced they have completed their review and are moving forward with the Final Rule for Production …

St. John's Wort

Small Farm Production Workshop

The Cooperative Extension Service at N.C. A&T State University will be hosting a regional small farm production workshop on …

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Farmers Market Manager Call

February 9th 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Join a statewide network of farmers market managers and partner organizations to discuss best practices …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Nitrogen Fertility Management in Organic Tobacco Field Production

This publication provides recommendations for managing essential nutrient concentrations when growing organic tobacco in the …

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Nitrogen Fertility Management in Organic Tobacco Greenhouse Production

This publication provides recommendations for managing essential nutrient concentrations when growing organic tobacco in greenhouses …

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct Store Delivery

This publication guides small- and medium-scale pastured meat producers in North Carolina through the steps …

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Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

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2021 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …