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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.

Pesticides on a Shelf

Drop Off Unwanted Pesticides April 28

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program, a non-regulatory and cost-free program, in …

fermented pickles, cucumbers, "Learn to Ferment" Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Kombucha, yogurt, pickles

Learn to Ferment in Online Class

Have you ever wanted to learn to ferment foods? In this five-week series, we will demonstrate and share resources …

Sweet Potato Fries on a plate

March Is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month and while it is still cold outside there are plenty of vegetables “in season” …

Holiday Turkey with all the trimmings

Let's Talk Turkey

Let the countdown begin. It’s the Friday before Thanksgiving and time to get those final plans in place before …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

4 days ago
Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

4 days ago
Dust plume coming off large combine in field

Estimating Available Time to Plant and Harvest Peanuts

This publication looks at historical records to estimate the number of days available for planting …

5 days ago

Insect Control

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

6 days ago

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

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

2 weeks ago
PPO-inhibiting herbicide injury

PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

2 weeks ago

ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

2 weeks ago
Paraquat applied to soybeans

PSI & II-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

2 weeks ago