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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.

Treating Loopers in Soybeans

Looper numbers have really picked up this week in soybeans. Loopers are migratory pests that sometimes show up late …

Cover photo for Midseason Soybean Insects

Midseason Soybean Insects

Because we won’t be dealing with many kudzu bugs this season (see this article), we need to focus our …

Where Are the Kudzu Bugs?

We have rapidly become accustomed to dealing with kudzu bugs in our soybeans throughout the season. So the question …

Cover photo for Feeding on Seedling Soybeans

Feeding on Seedling Soybeans

There are no major insect pests of soybean seedlings, but occasionally we do run into problems. Some folks use …

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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 …

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

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Illustration of a red raspberry trellis

Raspberries in the Home Garden

Red raspberries are some of the most sought after small fruits in the state. The …

Florida betony rhizome and tubers

Casoron (dichlobenil)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Casoron (dichlobenil).

Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

This factsheet explains how proper land application of municipal biosolids can protect public health and …

8/22/19SoilFacts

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).