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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.

Swine Transportation & Hunting Laws

Swine Transportation: The law now requires that swine transported on North Carolina highways have “official identification approved by the State …

Cover photo for Annual Holiday Wreath Sale

Annual Holiday Wreath Sale

Onslow County 4-H, Master Gardener volunteers, and Extension & Community Association are pleased to offer 26-inch fragrant wreaths to …

Cover photo for 2020 Coastal Plains Chicken Project

2020 Coastal Plains Chicken Project

2020 Coastal Plains Chicken Project Are you a youth interested in raising and showing chickens? The Coastal Plains Chicken Project …

Cover photo for CCA Training, December 10-12

CCA Training, December 10-12

CCA_web form registration 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension of Johnston County will host the annual CCA training once again. Come and receive …

Kudzu bugs on white house trim

Fall Invaders

In spite of our continued warm weather, several of our typical cool-weather pests have begun their fall invasion of …

Cover photo for Onslow County Fair 2019

Onslow County Fair 2019

The Onslow County Fair is just around the corner! Check out a full listing of exhibit divisions in the …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Soil Fertility on Organic Farms

Throughout this manual we have discussed how organic farmers strive to build healthy soil in …

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Soil Quality Considerations for Organic Farmers

In our drive to meet the food and fiber needs of ever-increasing populations, we are …

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STLM pupa

Spotted Tentiform Leafminer

Spotten tentiform leafminer description, life history, damage, and control.

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Tarnished plant bug

Tarnished Plant Bug

Tarnished plant bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Dogwood borer adult

Dogwood Borer

Dogwood borer description, life history, damage, and control.

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Insidious plant bug

Insidious Plant Bug

Insidious plant bug description, life history, and predation.

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RBLR adult

Redbanded Leafroller

Redbanded leafroller description, life cycle, damage, and control.

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