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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.

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Perquimans Extension Update

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Perquimans County programs are canceled until May 20, 2020…or later as NC State University continues …

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Support Native Pollinators

Identify Native Bees Attract them to you backyard Learn to build a bee house Elsa Youngsteadt’s Top 5 reasons to garden for native …

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Storm Damage to Trees

Recent snow and ice storms have caused extensive damage to trees. Consider hiring a certified arborist to help assess …

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All About Poinsettias

Everything you want to know about Poinsettias How to choose the right poinsettia for you? Decorating with poinsettias Growing poinsettias in the …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

2021 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

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

6 days ago

2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

7 days ago

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

7 days ago

Plant Growth Regulators

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

7 days ago

Chemical Weed Control

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

7 days ago

Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

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

7 days ago

Insect Control

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

7 days ago

Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

7 days ago