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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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Saving Milk

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Sep/Oct Newsletter

See the link below for our most recent livestock/forages newsletter. Please contact our office at (919) 731-1525 or stefani.sykes@waynegov.com …

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Selling Local Meat Workshop

Have you ever wanted to sell your own meat? Not sure what the rules are? Register for an upcoming …

Wayne Livestock Shows

Although the Wayne County Fair is not happening, we are still having our livestock shows Oct 2–4, 2020. Please …

July-August Livestock Newsletter

See the PDF for our latest newsletter! Contact our office at 919-731-1525 with any questions regarding livestock, forages, and …

CFAP

Attached you will find a factsheet with information regarding CFAP (Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for Livestock Producers). This program …

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COVID-19 and Farmer Stress

There has been talk through the media about dumping milk, meat shortages and produce waste because of the impact …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Cost Analysis for Improving Park Facilities to Promote Park-based Physical Activity

As public parks and recreation facilities are increasingly positioned as health resources, greater demands for …

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Grain Pea Production in North Carolina

This publication discusses the findings of applied research conducted to answer production questions about growing …

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Aerial Web Blight

This soybean disease factsheet covers aerial web blight, a generally minor disease of soybean in …

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Cowpea Chlorotic Mottle Virus of Soybean

This soybean disease information factsheet describes the symptoms and disease cycle of the cowpea chlorotic …

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Tobacco Ringspot Virus of Soybean

Tobacco ringspot virus is a disease of soybean in North Carolina. This factsheet offers information …

Bacterial Blight of Soybean

This factsheet discusses bacterial blight of soybean in North Carolina.

Sting Nematode of Soybean

This soybean diseases factsheet discusses sting nematodes, a minor pest of soybean in North Carolina.

Stubby Root Nematode of Soybean

This factsheet summarizes the symptoms and management of stubby root nematodes in soybean in North …