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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.

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Is Your Corn Well Fed

Is Your Corn Well Fed is being conducted by the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Pasquotank County Center with the assistance of …

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 …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

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Conducting a Bioassay For Herbicide Residues

General guidelines on how to conduct a bioassay for herbicide residues in soil.

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Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of market gardens for small and beginning farmers in North …

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

The success of a biosecurity program depends on the resources the farm manager is willing …

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Graph of H-2A positions certified in NC 2016-2021

The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

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Fig Culture in North Carolina

The fig is native to the Mediterranean Basin. You may already be familiar with some …

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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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