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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

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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

14 hours agoSoilFacts
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Pierce’s Disease Vectors in North Carolina Grapes

This factsheet offers information on Pierce's Disease, a bacterial disease of grapes in North Carolina.

14 hours ago

Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

5 days ago
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Starter Phosphorus Fertilizer and Additives in North Carolina Soils: Use, Placement, and Plant Response

Phosphorus (P) is the second most important nutrient in crop production but is often found …

6 days agoSoilFacts

Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil.

2 weeks ago
Two spotted spider mites

Spider Mites in North Carolina Grapes

Two-spotted spider mites are a common pest of North Carolina grapes. This factsheet discusses the …

2 weeks ago
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Collard Greens

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

2 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It
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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

2 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It