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.
The results from NC State University Department of Crop Science on-farm tests and official variety trial programs conducted during summer 2013 are via a permalink located here. Alternatively you can navigate to this MORE »– from Soybeans
Extension Master Gardeners Extension Master Gardeners is a great program where Cooperative Extension agents train volunteers to help educate gardeners using unbiased and researched based information. Because the program is so successful we MORE »
Garden Column Unexpected temperature extremes are not unusual for Rowan County, but the extreme blast earlier this week caught many by surprise. Many will be curious if there was any plant damage due MORE »
Seed Catalogs Mail boxes are already flowing with those colorful magazines known as seed catalogs. With their vibrant colors and exciting details, it makes every gardener ready for the growing season. If you MORE »
Grow and Eat Holiday Series **Grow and Eat Holiday Series** Column for Salisbury Post Danelle Cutting & Toi Degree December, 17th, 2013 With your Christmas party around the corner, it is time to MORE »