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NC State Extension connects farmers, agribusinesses and communities with vital research-based information and technology. Research at NC State targets society's grand challenges. Extension delivers this research directly into the hands of North Carolinians, helping them to translate knowledge into everyday solutions.

Upcoming Horticulture Classes

Need a little help from the experts when it comes to beautifying your lawn, controlling insects in the garden, …

More in My Basket

More In My Basket (MIMB) is a program of North Carolina State University, North Carolina Cooperative Extension that helps …

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"Dining In" for Healthy Families

Family & Consumer Sciences Day – December 3, 2015 “Dining In” for Healthy Families You and your family are invited to participate …

Living Healthy With Diabetes

Living with or caring for someone with Diabetes can affect your quality of life. This workshop will give you …

Evin Evans Spring Goat Show

Join us for the Evin Evans Spring Show, June 5-7, 2015. Cleveland County Fairgrounds 1751 E. Marion Street Shelby, NC 28152 For show …

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Cleveland County Kitchen

Cleveland County Kitchen is a collaboration between N.C. Cooperative Extension and Cleveland Community College to showcase local farmers and …

Cooking Healthy for the Holidays

Healthy Holiday Cooking “Healthy” and “holiday” don’t usually find themselves in the same sentence, especially when it comes to food. But that …

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Preserving Summer's Bounty Workshops!

With Nancy Abasiekong & Melinda Houser Extension Agents, Family & Consumer Sciences N.C. Cooperative Extension Home Canning Basics: Green Beans & Pickles (Learn …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Figure 1. Food scraps for composting.

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

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

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Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Scouting for Freeze Injury in Winter Wheat

This publication covers the signs and symptoms of freeze injury in winter wheat.

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NC Industrial Hemp Posters

Posters available to print regarding industrial hemp in North Carolina.

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Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Strawberries

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds and other crop pests of strawberries …