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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 …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Understanding Climate, Planning, and Response Terms Within the Forestry Context

New and existing professionals working in the realm of climate education, research, and outreach need …

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How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

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

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Creating a Limited Liability Company or Corporation

Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …

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Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

Agritourism, Your Way

Agricultural tourism increases the potential for on farm sales with value-adding products and services, further …