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Malting Barley in NC

by Molly Hamilton and Chris Reberg-Horton, Crop Science, NCSU The local craft brewing and distilling industries are increasingly interested in using NC-grown barley, …

Organic corn growing in field

Organic Corn Variety Trials

by Gerry Cohn, Southeast Pools Coordinator at Organic Vally-CROPP Cooperative Organic Valley and North Carolina State University have joined forces …

Canola

Organic Canola Production in NC

by Rachel Atwell and Chris Reberg-Horton Organic canola production in North Carolina can fill the demand for organic canola and …

Stevia Production in NC

In September, the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund funded a project to research production of organic and conventional stevia in the …

NCDA Organic Cost-Share Deadline

Any growers that are currently certified organic, please be aware that the deadline for submitting your Organic Certification Cost …

Organic Canola Update

Approximately 20,000 acres of conventional rapeseed and 150 acres of organic canola were planted in the fall of 2011. …

Extension Events This Summer

Legume Cover Crops and No-till Corn Thursday, July 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems …

Wheat Scab and Organic Management

by Christina Cowger and Randy Weisz Head scab of small grains is caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum, which also infects …

Upcoming Events

Farmers’ Wheat Meeting with Dr Stephen Scott Jones, Wheat Breeder and Professor at Washington State University. Dr Jones will speak …