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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.

Are You Prepared for Wildfire

This week the Drought Monitor map indicates that large portions of North Carolina are drying out. Even after a …

Farm Crisis Assistance for Farmers

The past few years have been especially hard on farmers, with drought, flooding, fires, tariffs and related market instability …

Responder Warning Reminder

Joint statement from N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, N.C. State University Cooperative Extension, and N.C. Cattlemen’s Association During …

Cover photo for Farm Emergency Plan Template

Farm Emergency Plan Template

The N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services and the NC Agromedicine Institute has a Farm Emergency Plan template …

USDA Disaster Resource Center

The United States Department of Agriculture Disaster Resource Center offers information to help farmers prepare for disasters. From drought …

Storm Damage to Crops

As North Carolina sees heavy amounts of rain across our state, the wet fields and possible flooding has 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 …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

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Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

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

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Chemical Weed Control

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

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Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

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

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Insect Control

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

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Fertilizer Use

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

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