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Agriculture & Food

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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Western NC Spring Fling

2019 WNC Spring Fling Show Information Pig Show Heifer Show Steer Show Livestock Judging Contest Skillathon Contest More Information Contact: Tina Jones, …

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Plant Sale 2019

Hello Yancey County Gardeners! The N.C. Cooperative Extension of Yancey County office is now taking preorders for a variety of plants …

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Cattleman's Association Meeting

Attention Yancey County cattle producers. The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yancey County Center is working with local beef producers to …

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ServSafe Classes

Why ServSafe Certification? Because the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for …

Red Angus Cattle Meeting

Attention Yancey County beef producers, if you are looking to expand or diversify your herd. Join us on November …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

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Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

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Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

This publication covers insect and disease control in apples, blueberries, caneberries, grapes, peaches, pecans and …

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Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

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Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

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2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

This publication addresses the two major soil problems found on residential properties and how to …

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