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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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Fall Invaders

In spite of our continued warm weather, several of our typical cool-weather pests have begun their fall invasion of …

Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Soybean Sunscald

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

3 days ago
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Soybean Fertilizer Burn

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

4 days ago
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Soybean Compaction

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

5 days ago
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Soybean Cold Damage

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

5 days ago
Deer damage

Soybean Deer Damage

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

5 days ago
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Kale

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

5 days 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 …

7/8/20
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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