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Agriculture & Food

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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Pesticides in the Home

Pesticides have become a commonplace item in many people’s homes as well as their use in agriculture. So much …

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Dining With Diabetes

November is Diabetes awareness month. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that nearly 1.6 million Americans have diabetes, …

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2020 Grassroots Leadership Conference

Join us for this free public workshop: Creating Equitable Solutions for Stronger Communities Thursday, October 22, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. …

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Dining With Diabetes

Family and Consumer Sciences agents from Caswell, Chatham, Orange, Randolph, and Rowan Counties have teamed together to bring you …

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Pecan Scab Disease

Pecan Scab Disease More than likely, the black spots you see on pecan leaves and shucks are due to pecan …

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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

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Infused Water Safety Tips

Infused Water Safety Tips Even though there have been no food-borne outbreaks associated with infused waters, if left unrefrigerated, there …

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Refreshing Summer Treats

Watermelons are in season and a perfect way to refresh your palette and cool off on a hot summer …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

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Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

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Long-Term Tillage Effects on Corn and Soybean Yield in the Piedmont

This publication discusses tillage treatments for large-seeded crops like corn and soybeans in the Piedmont …

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Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

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Blue Mold of Tobacco

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and treatment for blue mold of tobacco.

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Gray Leaf Spot in Corn

This corn disease information note offers information on the symptoms and management of gray leaf …

3 weeks agoCorn Disease Information
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14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

9/29/20
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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

9/23/20