Crops and Forestry
Charting Progress for Corn and Soybean Yields
North Carolina Farm Bureau member shows progress in corn and soybean yields with real life bar graph.
Farmers, Researchers Work to Keep Pests Out of Crops
Pests can be a pain for North Carolina farmers by reducing crop totals and quality, spreading disease, congesting...
Smokey Bear Campaign Still Going Strong to Prevent Forest Fires
The North Carolina Forest Service embraces the Smokey Bear campaign to help educate about forest fire prevention.
Farm Ponds Are More Than Just Water
Farm ponds serve a variety of purposes. They might be a primary source for irrigation. They might be...
Granville County Farmer Fuels Farm With Biodiesel
Instead of petroleum, one Granville County farmer uses homemade biodiesel to run the equipment at his farm, which...
North Carolina Strawberry Project Aspires to Make Better Berries
The North Carolina Strawberry Project connects plant breeding experts with culinary authorities to strengthen North Carolina's strawberry market.
Cotton of the Carolinas
Cotton of the Carolinas is a collaboration of farmers and manufacturers dedicated to growing, making and selling T-shirts...
Great Garlic & Ravishing Ramps
Learn how to grow garlic in your home garden, as well as where to find ramps – wild leeks...
Tasty Truffles: More Than Just a Mushroom
More than just a mushroom, truffles have been gaining popularity among the gourmet sector for years, and now...
N.C. State’s High-Tech Research Campus Helps Farmers
The North Carolina Research Campus is a multibillion-dollar site working with North Carolina State University to help farmers...