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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.

2020 Report to the People

In 2020, COVID-19 presented many hurdles and changes to daily life, but something that did not change was the service …

Wheat From Farm to Fork

Of the major crops grown annually in Camden County, wheat is the only crop we plant in one calendar …

Cover photo for Backyard Chickens for Beginners Series

Backyard Chickens for Beginners Series

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Camden, Currituck, and Perquimans County Centers will be teaching a two-part webinar series on raising …

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Lawn Management Tips

As people are savoring time spent outdoors many are getting out and enjoying their yards. When thinking about managing …

Cover photo for Camden Crop News:  April 2020

Camden Crop News: April 2020

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Camden County: We Are Here for You! The COVID-19 coronavirus has brought many changes to daily …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Plan Before You Plant

Supplemental hand weeding accounts for the majority of landscape bed maintenance costs. When used exclusively, …

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Visitors enjoy the pumpkin season at a farm in North Carolina

Four Lessons to Build Resilience in Agritourism

This publication documents the lessons learned by agritourism operators whose businesses were impacted by the …

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Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …

Dust plume coming off large combine in field

Estimating Available Time to Plant and Harvest Peanuts

This publication looks at historical records to estimate the number of days available for planting …

2 weeks ago
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Spotted Lanternfly

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive …

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In western North Carolina, almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be successfully grown …

4/14/21
Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

4/14/21