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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.

2018 Tobacco Day Agenda - December 6th, 2018

December 6th, 2018 Meeting Address: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Johnston County Center, 2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC 27577 8:00 a.m. – Coffee and Donuts 8:30 …

Cover photo for 2018 NC State Tobacco Tour

2018 NC State Tobacco Tour

We’re pleased to announce that the 2018 NC State University Tobacco Tour has been scheduled and that registration is …

Cover photo for 2019 NC State Tobacco Short Course

2019 NC State Tobacco Short Course

Applications are now available for the 2019 NC State University Tobacco Short Course. The program will begin on Monday, …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Blackberries for the Home Garden

This publication is a home gardener's guide to planting, maintaining and harvesting blackberries.

7 days ago
Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Crop Protectants for Controlling Diseases of Vegetable Crops in Greenhouses

This publication discusses using chemical plant protectants for disease control on greenhouse vegetables.

Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont

This publication offers a guide to growing edible plants year-round in containers. Includes planting and …

2 weeks ago

Propagating Muscadine Grapes

A step-by-step guide to propagating true-to-type muscadine vines from cuttings or from layering.

3 weeks ago
strawberry planting

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

3 weeks ago

Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

This factsheet explains how proper land application of municipal biosolids can protect public health and …

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Planting Decisions

This publication, chapter 5 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, discusses soybean planting decisions, …