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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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Carpenter Bee Activity

Carpenter bee activity is on the increase. The activity near the end of March and early April was mostly …

Pesticide Disposal Flyer

Pesticide Disposal Day April 13, 2019

WHEN: April 13, 2019, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. WHERE: Stanly County Agri-Civic Center WHO: Farmers, Gardeners, and Homeowners WHAT: Any pesticides (insecticide, herbicide, fungicide, etc.) Please …

Pro Day Flyer

Pesticide Credits at Pro Day

Get your pesticide recertification credits at the Pro Day event at Oakboro Tractor Group on February 26th. Dustin Adcock, …

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Blackberries for the Home Garden

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Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

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This publication discusses using chemical plant protectants for disease control on greenhouse vegetables.

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Propagating Muscadine Grapes

A step-by-step guide to propagating true-to-type muscadine vines from cuttings or from layering.

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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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Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

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Planting Decisions

This publication, chapter 5 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, discusses soybean planting decisions, …

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