Skip to main content

NC State Extension

Cover photo for 2019 Field Days

2019 Field Days

Our county Extension agents have several excellent field days planned for this summer. There will be a diversity of …

2019 Soybean Yield Contest

The NC Soybean Yield Contest categories have changed from previous years for the 2019 Soybean Yield Contest and moving …

Cover photo for To Plant or Not to Plant?

To Plant or Not to Plant?

By: Rachel Vann and David Holshouser Now that the weather has turned hot and dry, and with limited rainfall in …

2019 Auxin Stewardship Training Schedule

The schedule for the 2019 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices training has been finalized. 2019 Auxin Stewardship Training Schedule This training will …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

The Calibration of Turfgrass Boom Sprayers and Spreaders

Proper application of pesticides and fertilizers is possible only with a sprayer or spreader that …

4 days ago

North Carolina Organic Commodities Production Guide

Table of contents for the North Carolina Organic Commodities Production Guide.

4 days ago

Irrigation Management Strategies to Improve Water and Energy-Use Efficiencies

This publication discusses irrigation decisions that affect water and energy efficiencies.

6 days ago

Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …

6 days ago

Sweet Sorghum Production to Support Energy and Industrial Products

This publication offers an overview of the cultivation, harvest, and marketing opportunities of sweet sorghum …

6 days ago
Illustration of a field boundary map

Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

1 week ago
Figure 1. Room cooling.

Proper Postharvest Cooling and Handling Methods

This publication provides information on cooling basics, common produce cooling methods and other steps for …

Figure 1. Loss of sugar during storage at 4 different temperatur

Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Sweet Corn

This factsheet acquaints growers, shippers and processors with energy-efficient cooling and handling methods useful in …