Field crops — tobacco, soybeans, corn, cotton, peanuts, sweet potatoes, forages and small grains — pervade North Carolina’s rural landscape. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps growers maintain profitability by providing the latest research-based information and recommendations on the best varieties and production practices for the state’s conditions. Extension also helps growers comply with changing regulations, investigate new higher-value opportunities, develop solid business plans and explore marketing options.
Two new factsheets are available now: 1. NC Grain for Malting, Brewing, and Distilling: FAQ; 2. Evaluating Starter Fertilizer in Organic No-till Corn You can find each from the following MORE »– from Organic Grains
NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Workshops October 6, 2014 Contact: T. Cotton Nelson or Marjory Walker (901) 274-9030 MEMPHIS — The National Cotton Council (NCC) has scheduled 25 educational meetings across the Cotton Belt MORE »– from Cotton
While North Carolina Cooperative Extension has been celebrating its official centennial with its national peers throughout 2014, the state agency’s roots go deeper than that. Its first county Extension agent was hired 107 MORE »– from NC Cooperative Extension Centennial
Some good cotton defoliation advice from Curtis D. Fountain, Duplin County Agricultural Extension Agent – Field Crops Overview Much of the 2014 Duplin Co. 7,537 acres cotton crop is planted on sandy soils. MORE »– from Cotton
Tobacco harvest and insect populations are winding down. Last week, the grower at our Eastern 1 and 2 sites and the crew at our Upper Coastal Plain Research Station sites finished priming, so our MORE »– from Tobacco Growers Information
North Carolina is now accepting applications for the Organic Certification Cost share program. Growers, Handlers and Processors will be reimbursed 75%, up to $750, the cost of obtaining organic certification. Expenses must have MORE »– from Organic Grains
Au Robin is an early maturing crimson clover variety that is well adapted to our southern growing conditions. It may be the best legume choice we have before corn. That said the seed MORE »– from Organic Grains