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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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Preventing Food Waste

Food–whether you are growing, harvesting, preparing, serving, or consuming it—always creates waste, so you should plan ahead for dealing …

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Online Pesticide Credit Opportunities

There are now “Online Credit Options Available” for pesticide training. This is a great opportunity if you’re searching for …

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COVID-19 Update

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Dare County Update: We continue to work with county and state health officials, as well as NC State …

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2020 Pesticide School- POSTPONED

Manteo, NC – The Spring 2020 Pesticide Safety School Schedule is now available for registrants who are seeking initial …

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Report to the People

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Dare County invites you to attend our annual Report to the People, Tuesday, February 4, …

Glyphosate Questions?

In light of the recent jury based court decision in California, N.C. Cooperative Extension agents and NC State University …

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Greenline

Bring your garden questions, samples or photos to the back porch of the Thomas A. Baum Senior Center 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.

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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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