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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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Freezer Meal Workshop

The number one reason people give for not fixing meals at home is they do not have enough time. …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Managing Drought on Nursery Crops

Drought has always caused nursery crop producers great concern. If irrigation water becomes limiting, growers …

21 hours ago

Specialty Crops in North Carolina: Acreage and Distribution

With the increasing diversity of North Carolina agriculture, it is important to document and assess …

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Lettuce

This publication discusses growing and harvesting head lettuce, the most important salad vegetable grown in …

Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

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

Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …

Home Garden - Asparagus Production

Asparagus has been considered a garden delicacy since Roman times. Any home gardener can grow …