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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, …

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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

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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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 …

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Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

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

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Spider Mites in North Carolina Grapes

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

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Collard Greens

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

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Kale

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

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