Field crops — tobacco, soybeans, corn, cotton, peanuts, sweet potatoes, forages and small grains — pervade North Carolina’s rural landscape. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps growers maintain profitability by providing the latest research-based information and recommendations on the best varieties and production practices for the state’s conditions. Extension also helps growers comply with changing regulations, investigate new higher-value opportunities, develop solid business plans and explore marketing options.
Thanksgiving Special Grow and Eat Series: Thanksgiving Special with Toi Degree and Thomas Cobb Garden Column for Salisbury Post Danelle Cutting November, 20th, 2013 This week’s article is special for Thanksgiving. As with MORE »
Galaxy Getting back to the daily grind can be somewhat difficult especially if you have been away for a week. From September 16th through the 20th I attended our Cooperative Extensions National Annual MORE »
Cover Crop Cover crops sometimes confuse homeowners and growers alike, but utilizing cover crops can help improve soil compaction, nutrients, moisture, weed suppression and numerous other benefits. With all of those benefits it MORE »
Farmers who are interested in new marketing opportunities can learn what grocery store buyers and other retail buyers are looking for in N.C. food products at this workshop offered by Rowan County N.C. MORE »
Dr. E. James Dunphy, Crop Science Extension Soybean Specialist with North Carolina Cooperative Extension at NC State University has published the Soybean Variety Information-2011 based on yield trials in North Carolina. Photo MORE »