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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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Food Resources in Guilford County

Several partners across Guilford County have worked together to create a list of food resources for Greater Greensboro and …

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Local Foods Summit CANCELED

Join Us on April 3, 2020, for the Guilford County Local Foods Summit! The Local Foods Summit is designed to educate …

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Equine Short Course Canceled

Canceled – Equine Short Course Classes held at Guilford County Agricultural Center unless noted. 3309 Burlington Road Greensboro, NC 27405 This four-session …

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Canning Class Schedule Posted

Join us for Canning with Cooperative Extension! 2020 dates March 10 & 30 – Fermentation (2 classes) **UPDATE – March 30 class …

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We Grow Guilford County

We hear it all the time. What’s Cooperative Extension? What do you do? We partner with our community to deliver …

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2020 Summer Budget Available Now

New Year, New Budget Is one of your resolutions to get on track financially? If so, you’re not alone. Millions …

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Industrial Hemp - What You Need to Know

There’s been a lot of questions regarding industrial hemp. Producer questions, grower questions, policy questions. If you’ve got questions, NC State …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Asparagus

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

4 days agoGrow It, Eat It

Challenges with Herbicide Resistance and Value of Cultural Practices in Managing Weeds: Examples from Research in North Carolina

A few weed species in North Carolina have become pervasive across the state and are …

5 days ago

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 …

5 days ago

Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

2 weeks agoCEFS
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Kale

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

3 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It
Map of North Carolina showing counties with confirmed BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago
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Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

3/3/20
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Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

3/2/20SoilFacts