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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.

FBNS Charcuterie Workshop

FBNS Charcuterie Workshop April 1, 8, 15, & 29, 2019 • Raleigh, NC This short course is designed for the professional …

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Notice of NC Tobacco Referendum

Notice is hereby given that a check-off referendum will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in each flue-cured-producing …

2019 Auxin Stewardship Training Schedule

The schedule for the 2019 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices training has been finalized. 2019 Auxin Stewardship Training Schedule This training will …

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Annual Tree Seedling Sale! Pre-Order Now!

Guilford Soil & Water Conservation District Presents ANNUAL TREE SEEDLING SALE Monday, February 11—Friday, February 15, 2019 8 a.m.–6: p.m. Guilford Agricultural Center, …

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Fire Ant Quarantine Area Expanding

Quarantine area for the imported fire ant expanding to include all of Davidson, Orange, and Vance Counties RALEIGH – The …

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Community Garden Waitlist

Our Mixed Greens Community Garden might have some plots available this spring. If you would like to be placed on …

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Safe Plates Certification

Safe Plates Food Safety Course is coming for the month of December!! NC Safe Plates is a food safety …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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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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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

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Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Organic Sweet Corn Production

In most of the south, sweet corn can be produced from early spring until fall. …

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How to Determine the Potential to Increase Vegetable Yield Through Estimating and Reducing Field Losses

This publication discusses methods for boosting vegetable productivity by reducing field loss, which can amount …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Teaching From the Garden: Creating Transformative Learning Landscapes at Schools

This publication discusses learning opportunities and suggestions for planning, designing, and implementing school gardens.

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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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