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Agriculture & Food

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.

Dr. Heiniger's Weather Forecast

Every year we try to have Dr. Ron Heiniger attend a meeting and share his ever popular weather forecast. …

Strategic Conversations on Agritoursim

On Wednesday, September 2nd Pitt County Cooperative Extension will hold a discussion panel with agritourism operators. Discussions will include …

Soybeans

Pasquotank Farm Tour

Below are the links to information that was covered during the 2020 Pasquotank County Farm Tour. If you have …

2020 Producer Newsletters

Below are the 2020 field crops newsletters from Al Wood. If you have any questions please contact him at …

NC AgVentures Grant Program

NC AgVentures provides grants to NC farmers for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase their farm …

Cover photo for 2019 Pasquotank Corn Variety Trial

2019 Pasquotank Corn Variety Trial

The County Centers of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service cooperate …

Industrial Hemp

Industrial Hemp Production Meeting

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Pasquotank County Center is conducting an industrial hemp meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from …

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2020 Albemarle Area Landscape School

Everyone enjoys beautiful residential and commercial lawns and landscapes. Extension plays a part in that via the educational programs …

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2019 ExamTo Obtain a Pesticide License

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Pasquotank County Center is hosting two tests for people desiring to obtain a commercial pesticide or private …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Aerial Web Blight

This soybean disease factsheet covers aerial web blight, a generally minor disease of soybean in …

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Tobacco Ringspot Virus of Soybean

Tobacco ringspot virus is a disease of soybean in North Carolina. This factsheet offers information …

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Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

11/13/20
Graph of typical moisture loss patter in forages

Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

This publication addresses aspects of hay production as a method of conserving forage crops.

11/12/20
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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

11/11/20

Abbreviated Guide to Creating a Livestock Food Safety Plan Under the Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Rule

This guide outlines steps that a facility producing livestock food could follow when developing its …

11/6/20
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Extrusion Processing: A Versatile Technology for Producing Foods and Feeds

This factsheet introduces extrusion as a food and feed production process. Topics include the basic …

10/30/20
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

10/30/20