Now is a good time to assess the nutrient needs to optimize wheat yields.
NCSU CALS's insight:
The collecting of biomass samples may be fairly new to growers. The idea was based on research by Randy Weisz of North Carolina State University. He developed a method of using biomass weight along with tissue test results to calculate more site-specific nitrogen recommendations.
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reminds growers that properly timed nitrogen applications are essential to the growth and development of wheat. Now is a good time to assess the nutrient needs to optimize yields.
Though slightly later than previously anticipated, Pitt Community College received authorization from the N.C. Community College System last month to begin offering a Horticulture Technology curriculum this spring.
Farming researchers at N.C. State University received a $3.9 million grant to build...
NCSU CALS's insight:
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture awarded the grant to the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, a partnership of N.C. State, N.C. A&T State University and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
The tomato is one of the most common staples on the American dinner plate, and chances are that in the future you may be buying a tomato that was, at least in part, designed by high school students in...
The owner of the 150-year-old Captain John S. Pope Farm is seeking a conservation and a listing on the National Register of Historic Places to promote the farm and ensure its continued agricultural use.
Civil rights attorney and policy advocate Maya Wiley will be the featured speaker at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ Annual Lecture, Feb. 27 in Durham. Wiley will speak on the topic, “Unmasking Inequities: Building Toward a More Just Food System for All.”
Feed makes up about 70% of the cost of feeding livestock, and historically the bulk of this feed has been corn, and now with plenty of hungry livestock mouths to feed farmer from the area have been given a helping hand from neighbouring tri-state...