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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

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 …

2 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 …

2 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 …

3 days ago

Insect Control

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

4 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