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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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Pasture Management Webinar Series

Please see the following information on a webinar series being offered on pasture management! This is a great time …

Sweet Potato Trial Results

Sweet Potato Variety Trial in Rockingham County A small demonstration and one farm sweet potato variety trial was conducted in …

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Hey Rockingham County friends! Are you on social media? Would you like to see our posts on your newsfeed? …

March Livestock Newsletter

March Livestock Newsletter Attached above is a link to the March Livestock newsletter. Please contact Abby with any …

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Cattle Market Zoom Session

NOTE: Even though this session has passed, you can still view it! Are you interested in learning more about the …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Soybean Sunscald

Sunscald is caused by bright sunlight on a wet leaf after exposure to high temperatures. …

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Soybean Fertilizer Burn

Fertilizer burn can occur to the soybean seed from an in-furrow application and to the …

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Soybean Compaction

Soil compaction, caused by field traffic and heavy machinery use, can be a significant issue for …

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Soybean Cold Damage

Cold damage in soybeans can emerge early or late in the season. This publication describes …

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Soybean Deer Damage

This factsheet discusses recognizing and treating soybeans that have been damaged by deer in North …

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Kale

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

2 days agoGrow It, Eat It

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 …

7/6/20SoilFacts