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Dr. Rajan Parajuli joined the NCSU Extension Forestry team on January 2.

New Year, New Specialist

NC State University Extension Forestry is beginning 2018 by welcoming a new Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Forest …

Farm School Summit - August 28

Considering starting a small farm venture? Want to learn more about sustainable farming methods, small scale livestock and produce …

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Blight Threatens Tomato Season

When most people think of the word “blight,” they think of a disease that spreads rapidly. When growing tomatoes in …

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Leland Cypress Needle Drop

This time of year leyland cypress shed their older needles. Needle drop, or needle shedding, is more pronounced this …

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Early Blight Reported on Tomatoes

A sample of tomato leaves with early blight was brought to our office yesterday. Early blight, caused by the funugs Alternaria …

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Organic Gardening

Ask any gardener what they consider to be organic gardening, and you’ll hear a variety of answers. If you …

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Extension Gardener Spring Newsletter

The Extension Gardener newsletter is written by horticultural experts with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Each issue provides timely …

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Design Plans

One of the things that I’ve always loved about agriculture and farming is the opportunity to be inventive and …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

Using Grass Carp (White Amur) for Aquatic Weed Management in North Carolina

This publication covers the use of triploid sterile grass carp for biological control of aquatic …

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Water Quality Monitoring for the Assessment of Watershed Projects

Thirteen agricultural watershed projects were funded jointly by the USDA National Institute of Food and …

Simulation Modeling for the Watershed-scale Assessment of Conservation Practices

Thirteen agricultural watershed projects were funded jointly by the USDA National Institute of Food and …

Insights for Developing Successful Agricultural Watershed Products

Thirteen agricultural watershed projects were funded jointly by the USDA National Institute of Food and …

Identifying Critical Source Areas

Thirteen agricultural projects were funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) …

Effective Education to Promote Conservation Practice Adoption

Thirteen agricultural watershed projects were funded jointly by the USDA National Institute of Food and …

How Farmers and Ranchers Make Decisions on Conservation Practices

Thirteen agricultural watershed projects were funded jointly by the USDA National Institute of Food and …

Chapter 6: Soil Management

This chapter from the North Carolina Organic Grain Production Guide discusses the organic standards for …

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