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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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Fire Ant Webinar

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Granville and Person Counties has planned a Fire Ant Webinar on April 6, 2021, at …

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Med Instead of Meds

Mondays, February 1–March 8, 2021 Each class starts at noon (EST) FREE 6-week Virtual Workshop Series Extension professionals from across the North …

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an …

Growing Bloodroot

Growing Bloodroot?

We often receive questions on how to grow Bloodroot. Margaret and Alison, with the NC Alternative Crops and Organics …

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Equine PPID / IR Webinar

Want to learn more about PPID (Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction) and IR (insulin resistance) in horses? This is the webinar for …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Bull BSE Clinic

North Carolina Cooperative Extension – Granville, Person, and Warren County Centers will be hosting a Bull Breeding Soundness Exam …

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NC Tree Identification

Trees of North Carolina A Free, On-Line Plant Identification tool Featuring native and naturalized trees of North Carolina. Includes images of bark, twigs, …

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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

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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 …

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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 …

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Estimating Available Time to Plant and Harvest Peanuts

This publication looks at historical records to estimate the number of days available for planting …

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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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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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PPO-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO)-inhibiting herbicide injury in soybean.

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ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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PSI & II-Inhibiting Herbicide Injury on Soybean

This factsheet discusses PS-II-inhibiting herbicide injury on soybean.

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