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

Agriculture & Food

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.

Cover photo for Western NC Spring Fling

Western NC Spring Fling

2019 WNC Spring Fling Show Information Pig Show Heifer Show Steer Show Livestock Judging Contest Skillathon Contest More Information Contact: Tina Jones, …

Cover photo for Youth Chicken Project

Youth Chicken Project

The Davidson County Chicken Project is an opportunity for youth (ages 5-18, as of January 1) to learn more …

December 2018 Extension News

Every month, we send an update as to what is happening with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Davidson County Center. You …

Join Our Mailing List

Keep up to date on what is happening at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Davidson County Center! Please complete this …

Cover photo for Order Your Holiday Greenery!

Order Your Holiday Greenery!

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Davidson County is taking orders for greenery as a fundraiser to support youth livestock activities. Items …

Cover photo for Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale

Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale

Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Davidson County (DCEMGVA) will present its annual fall plant sale Saturday, October 6, 2018, …

Recent Publications related to Agriculture & Food

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

2 days ago

Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

2 days ago

Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

2 days ago

Insect and Disease Control of Fruits

This publication covers insect and disease control in apples, blueberries, caneberries, grapes, peaches, pecans and …

2 days ago

Insect Control

This publication covers insect control in a variety of crops, as well as household pests.

2 days ago

Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

2 days ago

2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

2 days ago

Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

This publication addresses the two major soil problems found on residential properties and how to …

3 days agoSoilFacts