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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.

Show and Sale 2020--Canceled

This is not a decision made lightly but the Wayne County 2020 Show and Sale has been canceled. Our …

Livestock Newsletter--March

See below for our most current livestock newsletter, for March & April. Contact me with any questions! Livestock March 2020 …

Spring Oats

Forage Friday: Spring Oats

See below for our current forage highlight, spring oats! As always, contact me with any forage …

White Clover

Forage Fridays: White Clover

Our next installment of forage Fridays covers white clover. This is a popular forage to mix with perennial grasses, …

Bahiagrass

Forage Fridays

We’re starting a new series of forage information, called Forage Fridays. Of course, I was late with the first …

Show and Sale Workshops

See below for the list of Show and Sale workshops for 2020. Participants must attend a minimum of two …

Cattlemen's Association Calendar

See the link below for the 2020 Cattlemen’s Association Calendar. Call the office at 919-731-1520 or email stefani.sykes@waynegov.com for …

Jan/Feb 2020 Livestock Newsletter

Check out our new livestock newsletter for January and February! Call our office at 919-731-1520 for more information. January 2020 …

2020 Show and Sale

That time of year again–time to be thinking about the Wayne County Show and Sale!! Anyone who lives in …

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Asparagus

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A few weed species in North Carolina have become pervasive across the state and are …

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Insect Management on Organic Farms

Insect management presents a challenge to organic farmers. Insects are highly mobile and well adapted …

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This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

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Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

3/2/20SoilFacts