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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.

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 …

Livestock Newsletter

See below for our Livestock Newsletter for November and December 2019. Contact the office at 919-731-1525 if you have …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Soybean Cold Damage

Cold damage in soybeans can emerge early or late in the season. This publication describes …

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Deer damage

Soybean Deer Damage

This factsheet discusses recognizing and treating soybeans that have been damaged by deer in North …

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Adult Japanese beetle

Japanese Beetles in North Carolina Grapes

The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is a minor pest of grapes in North Carolina with …

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Green June Bug in North Carolina Grapes

The green June bug (Cotinus nitida) is an occasional pest of grapes in North Carolina. …

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Spider mite adults

Spider Mites in Soybean

This factsheet describes identifying and controlling spider mites in soybeans in North Carolina.

Close-up of crown of Palmar amaranth plant

Weed Management in Watermelon

This publication discusses weeds common to watermelon and how to control them. Weed management strategies …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

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Induced Molting of Commercial Layers

This publication discusses how to molt commercial layer flocks.

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