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 ▲

Pesticide Container Recylcing

The NCDA&CS Pesticide Container Recycling Program funds efforts to foster public health and safety, environmental protection, and resource conservation …

Cover photo for Cotton/Soybean Scouting School

Cotton/Soybean Scouting School

On Tuesday, August 2nd at 2 p.m. we will host a Cotton and Soybean Scouting School. Dr. Dominic Reisig …

Cover photo for The Basics of Beekeeping

The Basics of Beekeeping

Also referred to as Apiculture, beekeeping is the process of maintaining bee colonies in structures known as hives, for …

Cover photo for April Beekeepers' Meeting!

April Beekeepers' Meeting!

The Halifax & Northampton Counties’ Beekeepers’ Association looks forward to seeing you at our monthly meeting! We will meet …

April 21: Fire Ant Training

Are you a homeowner, a farmer, or a property manager? You’ve likely had to deal with problematic fire ants. …

Cover photo for Pop Up Farmers Market in Enfield!

Pop Up Farmers Market in Enfield!

Are you ready? Are you excited? It’s that time of year again! Farmers Market time! In collaboration with Partnerships to Improve …

March Beekeepers' Meeting

The Halifax & Northampton Counties Beekeepers’ Association looks forward to seeing you at our March meeting, taking place Tuesday …

Cover photo for Event Update: Annual Beekeeping Kickoff!

Event Update: Annual Beekeeping Kickoff!

The Halifax & Northampton Counties Beekeepers’ Association will be hosting our annual Introduction to Beekeeping event on Tuesday, February …

Cover photo for Effect of Xyway LFR on Corn in 2021

Effect of Xyway LFR on Corn in 2021

Summary: Two separate research trials were performed by NC State Extension using Xyway LFR fungicide in the Piedmont of …

Cover photo for 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer Class

2022 Master Gardener Volunteer Class

With 2022 approaching quickly, we will soon begin interviews for Extension Master Gardener Volunteer candidates. The Master Gardener Volunteer training …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Complete Southeastern US Pest Control Guide

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) can be defined as a sustainable approach to managing pests by …

4 hours ago

Principles of Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) can be defined as a sustainable approach to managing pests by …

4 hours ago
Chart showing stages of wheat from seedling to flowering

Adaptive Wheat Management: Increasing Wheat Yield by Adjusting for Weather Conditions

Variable growing environments for wheat can lead to challenges from one season to another. Adaptive …

7 days ago

Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Gemini (isoxaben + prodiamine).

Online Sales Platforms for Direct to Consumer Sales

Online sales can benefit tech-savvy local food producers who are looking for an emerging way …

1 week agoLocal Foods
Strawberry plant damage and discoloration

Strawberries: Late Planting and the Use of Floating Row Covers

Planting date, pre-plant soil and bed preparation and plant quality are the three important pillars …

1 week ago
Bits of food in soil including vegetable pieces and egg shells

Composting at NC Residential and Summer Camps

Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

1 week ago
A gleaning event

Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

1 week ago