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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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Variety Selection Tool Training

On January 28, 2021, the North Carolina OVT program held a virtual webinar going over an introduction to the …

2020 Soybean OVT Data

The 2020 Soybean OVT data is now available on the new variety selection tool: Variety Selection Tool Additionally, we have created …

2019 NC OVT Small Grains Data

The data from our 2018-19 NC OVT Small Grains trials are now available. You can find this data under …

New Twitter Account

For those that use Twitter, the NC OVT has a new Twitter account (@NCOVT) where we will be posting …

Broken Links - Corn Data

My apologies for the broken links you might have found on the 2017 Corn data page. I’ve identified all …

2017 Wheat and Oats Data AVAILABLE

2017 Wheat and Oat OVT results are now available. This includes both individual location, location summary, and statewide (1, …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

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

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How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct Store Delivery

This publication guides small- and medium-scale pastured meat producers in North Carolina through the steps …

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Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

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2021 Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Apples in the Southeast

Orchard management guide for apples, with information on insect, disease, weed, and mammal control, plus …

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Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

2/12/21Food Safety
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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

Tips for preventing timber trespass and theft are reviewed in this publication. Special documentation of …