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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.

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2016 Horse Judging Course Offerings

NCSU and Extension Equine Husbandry are proud to offer two opportunities for individuals to improve and enhance their horse …

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2016 Communications Contest Results

Congratulations to all the youth that participated in the 2016 NC 4-H Horse Program Communications Contests which were held …

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NSBA Boot Camp Being Held in NC

The National Snaffle Bit Association is holding a series of 3 “boot camps” across the United States and one …

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NCSU Horse Judging Manual Sales

The 2019 NCSU Horse Judging Short Course Manual (24th edition) features 12 chapters and 310 pages of information that …

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Candace Norman Service Award

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Candace Norman Outstanding Service Award. Two winners, a youth and adult, …

Cover photo for 2016 Artistic Expression Contests

2016 Artistic Expression Contests

The NC 4-H Horse Program offers some awesome “horse-less” contests, including our Artistic Expression and Creative Writing events. Be …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Asparagus

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

4 days agoGrow It, Eat It

Challenges with Herbicide Resistance and Value of Cultural Practices in Managing Weeds: Examples from Research in North Carolina

A few weed species in North Carolina have become pervasive across the state and are …

5 days ago

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

5 days ago

Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

2 weeks agoCEFS
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Kale

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

3 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It
Map of North Carolina showing counties with confirmed BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago
Color photo of broccoli with frost on leaves and head

Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

3/3/20
Chart of movement of nitrogen through soil, plants, and air

Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

3/2/20SoilFacts