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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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Soybean Aphid in North Carolina?

For the second year in a row (that we’ve noticed), soybean aphid has been present in North Carolina. Soybean …

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Midseason Soybean Insects

Because we won’t be dealing with many kudzu bugs this season (see this article), we need to focus our …

Where Are the Kudzu Bugs?

We have rapidly become accustomed to dealing with kudzu bugs in our soybeans throughout the season. So the question …

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Worms in Early Season Soybeans

I have received lots of reports of worms in early season soybeans. Sampling numerous fields this week, I can …

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Feeding on Seedling Soybeans

There are no major insect pests of soybean seedlings, but occasionally we do run into problems. Some folks use …

Kudzu Bug Expectations for 2014

I have been monitoring a kudzu patch in Edgecombe Co. since late April this year. As expected, adults from …

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.

7 days ago
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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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