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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.

Wheat From Farm to Fork

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

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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 …

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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 …

Fire Ants: Wanted Dead Not Alive

Fire Ant Resources & Control Methods The red imported fire ant, commonly referred to as “fire ants”, is an invasive …

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Starting Your Own Garden

If you are thinking about planting a garden this spring we have some resources that you may find helpful. For …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

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Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

2 weeks ago
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Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

This publication addresses aspects of hay production as a method of conserving forage crops.

2 weeks ago
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Using Web Marketplaces to Reach Untapped Markets

This publication explains how microentrepreneurs can use emerging web-based marketplaces to sell services, goods, and …

2 weeks ago

Abbreviated Guide to Creating a Livestock Food Safety Plan Under the Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Rule

This guide outlines steps that a facility producing livestock food could follow when developing its …

11/6/20
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Extrusion Processing: A Versatile Technology for Producing Foods and Feeds

This factsheet introduces extrusion as a food and feed production process. Topics include the basic …

10/30/20
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

10/30/20
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Gleaned Sweetpotatoes: Storage, Recipes, and Quick Facts

Do you have sweetpotatoes that have been gleaned that you plan on using or donating? …

10/21/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20