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National Farm and Safety Week

AgriSafe Webinars Each day during National Farm Safety & Health Week, AgriSafe will host two FREE webinars related to the …

Get Moving

The Extension Office wants to encourage people, especially older people, to get moving. In fact, check out one of …

Cover photo for National Farmers Market Week

National Farmers Market Week

The N.C. Cooperative Extension joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 7-13, 2022. …

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Get More with Milk

National Dairy Month is celebrated every year in June. It started out as a way to distribute extra milk …

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Be Food Safe

Next Tuesday, June 7th is World Food Safety Day, Tuesday, June 7 marks the fourth annual World Food Safety …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Complete Southeastern US Pest Control Guide

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) can be defined as a sustainable approach to managing pests by …

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Principles of Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) can be defined as a sustainable approach to managing pests by …

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Chart showing stages of wheat from seedling to flowering

Adaptive Wheat Management: Increasing Wheat Yield by Adjusting for Weather Conditions

Variable growing environments for wheat can lead to challenges from one season to another. Adaptive …

7 days ago

Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine).

Online Sales Platforms for Direct to Consumer Sales

Online sales can benefit tech-savvy local food producers who are looking for an emerging way …

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Strawberry plant damage and discoloration

Strawberries: Late Planting and the Use of Floating Row Covers

Planting date, pre-plant soil and bed preparation and plant quality are the three important pillars …

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Bits of food in soil including vegetable pieces and egg shells

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

1 week ago
A gleaning event

Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

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