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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.

COVID-19: Farming Resources

COVID-19 has disrupted our lives and routines including how we work, learn, shop and connect with the community. Our …

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Mitchell County Center Closure

Dear Clientele: We continue to work with county and state health officials, as well as NC State and N.C. A&T …

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No Longer Accepting Plant Orders

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Mitchell County is NO longer accepting plant orders. Thank you for your interest in and support …

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Internet Connectivity Survey for NC Farmers

Internet Connectivity Survey for NC Farmers Distribution & Background Information The North Carolina Broadband Infrastructure Office, with the Friday Institute at …

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2020 WNC AgOptions Informational Session

Date: October 1, 2019 Place: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Avery County Center, 661 Vale Rd., Newland, NC 28657 Time: 6–7:30 p.m. RSVP: admin@wncagoptions.org You …

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2020 WNC AgOptions Grant

Contact: Jennifer Ferre, (828) 252-4783, admin@wncagoptions.org; jenniferferre@wnccommunities.org Or N.C Cooperative Extension of Mitchell County Grants for diversifying farms WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline Oct. …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

3 days agoGrow It, Eat It

Challenges with Herbicide Resistance and Value of Cultural Practices in Managing Weeds: Examples from Research in North Carolina

A few weed species in North Carolina have become pervasive across the state and are …

4 days ago

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

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Kale

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

2 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It
Map of North Carolina showing counties with confirmed BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

2 weeks ago
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Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

3/3/20
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Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

3/2/20SoilFacts