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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.

Household Hazardous Waste Day

When: Saturday, November 3, 2018 Time: 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Where: Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center Address: 1801 Nash Street Who: All …

Pond Clinic

Have a pond? Want to learn more about it? Then do we have an opportunity for you! North Carolina Cooperative …

Imagine the Possibilities

In recent years, we’ve heard a lot in the news about GMOs, also known as transgenic crops. Transgenic crops …

The Family Farm

While we have been working on the Reshaping the Landscape project, a constant theme in every story was the …

Time to Thank a Farmer

Farming has a long history in the United States, from techniques used by the Native Americans, to practices brought …

Beating the Fall Rush

We have fallen into Fall quite quickly here in Lee County and that means a few things but among …

Safe Pesticide Use

Whether you are a farmer, tending thousands of acres, or homeowner who wants to grow a successful garden or …

Safe Travels

As we get into the heart of summer vacation, more folks are on the road. But people aren’t the …

Invaders From Another Place

Invaders. A word that may conjure up thoughts of the movies, maybe images little green men with ray guns …

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Join Sandhills Farm to Table!

Enjoy boxes of fresh, delicious produce picked at peak ripeness from Sandhills Farms for your table. Deliveries are from …

Farming Is Risky Business

Sanford has been experiencing a lot of growth lately. New stores and services are popping up fast along Horner …

North Carolina Christmas Trees

It’s no secret that Christmas trees are a big part of the agricultural landscape of North Carolina. So big …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Understanding Climate, Planning, and Response Terms Within the Forestry Context

New and existing professionals working in the realm of climate education, research, and outreach need …

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How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

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Prevent Timber Trespass and Theft

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

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Creating a Limited Liability Company or Corporation

Protecting farm and forest land can be complicated. In this publication we interview a family …

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Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Qualifying and Quantifying Your Personal Agritourism Potential

There are a number of questions that must be asked and honestly answered when considering …

Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise

Agritourism venues require a significant amount of planning, marketing, and promotion to create successful enterprises. …

Agritourism, Your Way

Agricultural tourism increases the potential for on farm sales with value-adding products and services, further …