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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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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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Spring 2021 Agribusiness Sessions

Seven Free Online Events FARM FUNDING WITH NRCS, FSA & AG OPTIONS JANUARY 21, 9–10 a.m. LIABILITY FOR ON-FARM VISITS FEBRUARY 10, 9–10 …

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Appalachian Farm School

A series of in-depth, hands-on work sessions designed for agriculture-based businesses who have attended the Appalachian Farm School in …

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$5,000 Grants to 50 Farmers

In 2020 The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) launched a new grant program to help young and beginning …

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Pesticide School & Exam

PESTICIDE SCHOOL & EXAM January 20–21, 2021 60 Almond School Road, Bryson City For assistance registering or any questions, please contact Katie …

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Agritourism Workshop

Agritourism Workshop Series Tuesdays, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., on January 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2021. This series will give …

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Farm to Table

An online ordering system platform for farm to table and farm to consumer will go live in less than …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

3 days ago

2021 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

3 days ago
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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

2 weeks agoEastern Forestry Notes

Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

1/27/21

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

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

1/22/21