Field crops — tobacco, soybeans, corn, cotton, peanuts, sweet potatoes, forages and small grains — pervade North Carolina’s rural landscape. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps growers maintain profitability by providing the latest research-based information and recommendations on the best varieties and production practices for the state’s conditions. Extension also helps growers comply with changing regulations, investigate new higher-value opportunities, develop solid business plans and explore marketing options.
With February 1st behind us, many producers are now looking for a few good days of sunshine to seed tobacco greenhouses. The first step to producing quality transplants is ensuring that water quality MORE »– from Tobacco Growers Information
As we approach the 2016 growing season, tobacco variety selection should be the number one thing on a growers mind. Below are the 2015 flue-cured tobacco OVT results. Results will also be featured MORE »– from Tobacco Growers Information
It’s hard to believe that another tobacco season is right around the corner. Many growers in the southeastern region of our state will begin seeding greenhouses sometime in early February, so now is MORE »– from Tobacco Growers Information
Fiber Quality results for the NC On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program are in!! In addition to yield, fiber quality is an important component to the value and marketability of cotton in our state, MORE »– from Cotton
After a seemingly endless harvest season, the results are finally in for the 2015 On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program!! This program was a huge success in 2015, thanks to the substantial support from MORE »– from Cotton
The 2016 winter meeting season is right around the corner. Meeting dates and locations are listed in the table below. Please be reminded that all US producers are required to attend for GAP MORE »– from Tobacco Growers Information