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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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Lea el Informe a la Comunidad 2020

El Centro de Durham de Extensión Cooperativa de Carolina del Norte desea compartir nuestro Informe a la Comunidad del …

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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Soil Sampling Strategies for Site-Specific Field Management

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning soil sampling. Proper testing allows …

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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 …

7 days ago
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Soybean Cold Damage

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

7 days ago
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Soybean Deer Damage

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

7 days ago
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Kale

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

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