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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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Plants and Their Names

Like many people I look forward to the gardening season and the array of new plants that will be …

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Mid-March Apple Update

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Henderson County Director and Apple Agent Dr. Terry Kelley updates us on the apple trees in …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Bacterial wilt in tomato field.

Southern Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Southern bacterial wilt of tomatoes is addressed in this factsheet.

Early blight symptoms on tomato

Early Blight of Tomato

This factsheet describes early blight of tomato, including identification, transmission and disease management, and control.

Septoria leaf spot on tomato leaf

Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato

This factsheet covers the identification and control of septoria leaf spot of tomatoes.

Photo of frost on NC soybeans

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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Adult beetles are green with hints of bronze.

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.