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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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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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2019 Learning to Grow Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stanly County Center is excited to offer the 2019 Learning to Grow Series! This series of …

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Is It Dirt or Soil?

Is it Dirt or soil? This question takes me back to my days as a student taking high school …

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Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Weed Management on Organic Farms

Organic farmers cite weed management as their number one research priority. This publication in the …

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Workplace Community Supported Agriculture: Connecting Local Farmers to Local Workplaces

This guide provides an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) program at Research Triangle …

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Peach Cultivars

The purpose of this bulletin is to summarize the specific characteristics of the cultivars released …

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Weed Management in Lettuce

Weed competition in lettuce reduces both yield and head quality. This cool-season crop faces competition …

Weed Management in Onions

Most commercial onions produced in North Carolina are seeded in the fall and harvested in …

Weed Management in Collards, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Greens

Cool-season leafy greens face a different weed spectrum than warm-season crops. The presence of weeds …

Weed Management in Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower

Keeping weeds out early in the season is very important for cole crops that are …

Weed Management in Okra

Being related to cotton, okra can be a poor competitor with weeds, particularly early in …