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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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When Do We Get Frost in NC?

Having up-to-date information is important for any gardener, no matter the size of the operation. Attached below are links …

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Saving Milk

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2021 AgOptions Grant

Intent to apply deadline October 23, 2020; Application deadline at noon on November 20, 2020. Press Release– ASHEVILLE, N.C. — WNC …

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Recursos Sobre Jardinería

Quiere aprender más sobre jardinería o quiere hacerse miembro en un jardín comunitario? Los enlaces que siguen tienen mucha información sobre el tema e …

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Virtual NC Foothills Farm Tour

NC Foothills Farm Tour 2020 is going virtual! For more information and to stay up-to-date with all the on-farm …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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PPO-inhibiting herbicide injury

PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

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Very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury

VLCFA Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discuses very-long-chain fatty acid synthesis-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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Paraquat applied to soybeans

PSII-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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HPPD-inhibiting herbicide pre-emergence

HPPD and Clomazone Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses HPPD and clomazine injury on soybean.

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Offsetting Drought for Small-Scale Vegetable Production in North Carolina

A good source of water is a necessity for producing quality vegetables. During periods of …

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Fig 1. Personal benefits Triad neighbors perceive from local win

Are Neighbors Benefiting from Wine Tourism Development? Perceptions from the North Carolina Piedmont Triad

This publication discusses how residents of the North Carolina Triad area perceive the benefits of …

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GFW on apple

Green Fruitworm

Green fruitworm description, life cycle, damage, and control.

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