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Agriculture & Food

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 …

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Gray Leaf Spot in Corn

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14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

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Grain Pea Production in North Carolina

This publication discusses the findings of applied research conducted to answer production questions about growing …

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Aerial Web Blight

This soybean disease factsheet covers aerial web blight, a generally minor disease of soybean in …

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Cowpea Chlorotic Mottle Virus of Soybean

This soybean disease information factsheet describes the symptoms and disease cycle of the cowpea chlorotic …

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Tobacco Ringspot Virus of Soybean

Tobacco ringspot virus is a disease of soybean in North Carolina. This factsheet offers information …

Bacterial Blight of Soybean

This factsheet discusses bacterial blight of soybean in North Carolina.