Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

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.

en Español

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.

English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲
Adult Spotted Lanternfly insect

Spotted Lanternfly Edges Toward NC

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported last week that the invasive insect pest, the Spotted Lanternfly, …

seed saving

Seed Saving

One of the enjoyable and important activities I do each year at this time is collecting seeds. There are …

Field with newly planted cover crop.

Cover Cropping Workshop Sept. 24

Cover cropping is an important practice for all farming types, including row crops, vegetables, organic, conventional, and regenerative. Learn …

Flooded agricultural field

Flood Relief for Area Farmers

Farmer Relief Grant Funds With our farming communities reeling from the disastrous flooding from Tropical Storm Fred, there is also …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Greenhouse with tomato plants used as a control and sesame plants used in study.

Screening Sesame for Resistance to Multiple Root-Knot Nematode Species

This publication discusses the results of greenhouse trials that screened seven sesame varieties for resistance …

7/18/22

Raising Prices on Meat, a Pep Talk

This publication provides information to help farms make decisions about raising prices on meat products …

7/14/22Local Foods
strawberry planting

14. Small Fruits

This small fruits chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews selection, planting, and maintenance of …

7/12/22
CEFS logo

Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

This publication serves as a guide on building local food economies for planners, economic developers, …

7/6/22
Flowchart for stakeholder engagement process.

Let’s Work Together in Addressing Environmental and Societal Issues: Guide to Engaging Stakeholders and Communities

This publication is a guide for researchers, scholars, extension agents, government officials, and others interested …

7/5/22
Adult spotted lanternfly resting on side of tree

Spotted Lanternfly

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive …

Colletid bee

Colletid Bees (Plasterer Bees, Cellophane Bees, and Polyester Bees)

This factsheet describes bees in the family Colletidae.

6/29/22PDIC Factsheets
NCDA&CS Survey of Soybean Cyst Nematode in NC.

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …