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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.

Local Farm Products

If you are having trouble finding things at the grocery store or would like to support your local farmers, …

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Radical Roots: Sweetpotatoes

Often referred to as the “Orange Superfood”, the sweetpotato is an integral part of the American diet. From casseroles …

Rowan County Pullet Project Flyer

Rowan County Pullet Project

The Rowan County Pullet Project is an opportunity for youth (ages 5-18 as of January 1) to learn more …

Blueberry Field Day Flyer

Blueberry Field Day

Please join us for a hands-on pruning demonstration. When: Thursday, February 27, 2020, from 1–4 p.m. Where: Elium Berry Farm, 2080 …

Cover photo for Spring 2020 Plant Sale!

Spring 2020 Plant Sale!

It’s time for the Spring Plant Sale hosted by N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rowan County Center. All orders are due …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Soybean Fertilizer Burn

Fertilizer burn can occur to the soybean seed from an in-furrow application and to the …

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Soybean Compaction

Soil compaction, caused by field traffic and heavy machinery use, can be a significant issue for …

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Soybean Sunscald

Sunscald is caused by bright sunlight on a wet leaf after exposure to high temperatures. …

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Soybean Cold Damage

Cold damage in soybeans can emerge early or late in the season. This publication describes …

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Deer damage

Soybean Deer Damage

This factsheet discusses recognizing and treating soybeans that have been damaged by deer in North …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

1 day agoGrow It, Eat It

Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

7/6/20SoilFacts