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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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How Do I Get My Pesticide License?

Anyone who wishes to apply restricted-use pesticides (Grazon, Prowl, etc.) requires certification through the North Carolina Department of Agriculture …

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Soil Testing for Lawns and Garden

Although longer than normal sample turnaround times may be expected, we are now accepting all routine client samples (soil, …

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Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program

Nash County Farm Bureau Beginner Beekeeper Grant Program Application Deadline Monday, March 15th, 2021 The objective of this program is to teach …

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Farmers Market - Opens April 3rd

1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount Market Hours SATURDAYS from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. April through December WEDNESDAYS from 3:00 p.m. to …

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Landscape Conference

23rd Annual Eastern North Carolina Landscape Conference Monday, February 1st through Thursday, February 4th Online Event REGISTER HERE This may be our 23rd year holding …

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4-H Hungry to Help Food Drive

It’s That Time of Year Again – Spread the word!!! Nash County 4-H Is Holding a Food Drive Did you know that …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

3 days ago

2021 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

3 days ago
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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …

2 weeks agoEastern Forestry Notes

Grapes and Berries for the Garden

This guide provides home gardeners with instructions for growing strawberries, blueberries, brambles (blackberries and raspberries), …

1/27/21

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

1/22/21