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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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Holiday Food Gifting Pointers

The holidays are a time when many of us are busy in our kitchens preparing homemade food gifts to …

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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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Green Fruitworm

Green fruitworm description, life cycle, damage, and control.

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2021 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

The Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers Group offers this handbook, a joint effort among Extension Specialists …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

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Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

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Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

This publication covers insect and disease control in apples, blueberries, caneberries, grapes, peaches, pecans and …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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