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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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Grants Support Farm Innovation

NC AgVentures is an NC State Extension grant program designed to strengthen families and communities that depend on agriculture. It awards grants … Read …

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2021 WNC Hemp Grower Meeting

3/29/2021 – Videos from 2021 WNC Hemp Grower Meeting Held via Zoom on February 17, 2021 Organized by NC Extension personnel …

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Update on the Final Rule for Hemp

3/8/2021 – Today the USDA announced they have completed their review and are moving forward with the Final Rule …

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Nutrition and Frozen Foods

During each month, there are usually several special days, holidays, awareness weeks, and observances. March serves as the perfect …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Estimating Available Time to Plant and Harvest Peanuts

This publication looks at historical records to estimate the number of days available for planting …

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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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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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PPO-inhibiting herbicide injury

PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

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ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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PSI & II-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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Glufosinate injury on soybean

Glufosinate Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses glufosinate injury on soybean.

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Glyphosate injury

Glyphosate Injury on Soybeans

This factsheet discusses glyphosate injury on soybean.

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