Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

NC Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services logo

NCDA&CS News - Hurricane Recovery County Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2018 CONTACT: Andrea Ashby, director NCDA&CS Public Affairs 919-707-3004 Additional counties may be eligible for agricultural disaster assistance Farmers …

NC Cooperative Extension logo

How Extension Works

N.C. Cooperative Extension helps create prosperity for NC through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, health and …

Cover photo for Plastic Mulch Layer Demonstration

Plastic Mulch Layer Demonstration

A Plastic Mulch Layer is now available for rent to residents of Franklin, Warren, Granville, and Vance counties through …

Cover photo for Conservation Reserve Program Signup

Conservation Reserve Program Signup

WASHINGTON — Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminded producers today that the deadline to sign up for …

Cover photo for Plastic Mulch Layer

Plastic Mulch Layer

Plastic Mulch Layer The plastic mulch layer has arrived and is available to rent by producers in Franklin, Warren, Granville, …

Cover photo for NC Hemp Field Day

NC Hemp Field Day

On Monday, August 6, 2018, NC State University will present an intensive Industrial Hemp Training event including in-depth information …

Cover photo for 2018 Corn Field Day

2018 Corn Field Day

The 2018 Franklin County Cooperative Extension Corn Field Day will take place Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

Figure 1. General relationship between soil pH and acidity.

Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners

An introduction to soil acidity and liming for farmers and gardeners to increase crop income …

4 days agoSoilFacts

2019 Peanut Information

This guide for growers, updated annually, provides information on production and pest management practices applicable …

4 days ago
Figure 1. Soybean growth in a salt water-impacted field in Hyde

Effects of Wind-Induced Sodium Salts on Soils in Coastal Agricultural Fields

This publication provides information on the impacts wind-driven events have on the soil fertility. Salt …

4 days agoSoilFacts

Organic Peanut Production

This publication, chapter 12 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, discusses organic production of peanuts …

4 days ago

Risk of Pests in Peanut, Integrated Pest Management, and Pesticide Stewardship

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, describes integrated pest management and …

4 days ago

Extension Personnel Working with Peanuts

This publication, part of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, provides information on North Carolina extension …

4 days ago

Peanut Growth and Development and Peanut Industry Terminology

This publication, chapter 10 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, offers information on peanut growth …

4 days ago

Compatibility of Agrochemicals Applied to Peanut

This publication, chapter 9 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, discusses the interactions of agrochemicals …

4 days ago