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Grow and Eat Holiday Series

Grow and Eat Holiday Series **Grow and Eat Holiday Series** Column for Salisbury Post Thomas Cobb, Danelle Cutting, & Toi Degree December, 4th, 2013 As one holiday ends another begins. In this series, MORE »

NC Cooperative Listening Sessions

North Carolina Cooperative Extension will be holding a listening session on December 3, 2013 to hear public input on the restructuring of Cooperative Extension.  The session will be held at the Forsyth County MORE »

Thanksgiving Special

Thanksgiving Special Grow and Eat Series: Thanksgiving Special with Toi Degree and Thomas Cobb Garden Column for Salisbury Post Danelle Cutting November, 20th, 2013 This week’s article is special for Thanksgiving. As with MORE »

Growing Peaches

Growing Peaches Peaches are always a hot commodity during the summer time and although we have passed the season for our local growers it is a great time to think about growing your MORE »

Overwintering Pests

Overwintering Pests As the weather gets cooler we often receive phone calls on insects coming into clients homes. Some of the most notorious violators are lady beetles, stink bugs and now Kudzu Bugs. MORE »


Galaxy Getting back to the daily grind can be somewhat difficult especially if you have been away for a week. From September 16th through the 20th I attended our Cooperative Extensions National Annual MORE »

Garden Q & A

Garden Q & A Labor Day is near and the Rowan County Fair is just around the corner. Home gardeners finally has a break from the stranger than normal wet summer and many MORE »

Cover Crop

Cover Crop Cover crops sometimes confuse homeowners and growers alike, but utilizing cover crops can help improve soil compaction, nutrients, moisture, weed suppression and numerous other benefits. With all of those benefits it MORE »

Piedmont Farm School

Piedmont Farm School Have you ever wanted to start your own farm but did not know where to start? Or you just inherited property but you don’t know what to do with it? MORE »

Acorn Squash

Grow and Eat Article 2: Acorn Squash

Grow and Eat Article 2: Acorn Squash Earlier in the week we wrote about butternut squash, for this article we will focus on acorn  squash; another type of winter squash. Since winter is MORE »


Grow and Eat Article 1: Butternut Squash

How to Grow and Eat Butternut Squash As the holiday season quickly approaches, calls start to flood the office inquiring about recipes, decorations, and even growing a few crops. In this mini holiday series MORE »

Regional Beef Notes Fall 2013

Below is a link that will direct you to the Fall 2013 Reginal Beef Notes.  Feel free to contact us if you have any questions. MORE »

4-H Delegation Attends Annual Electric Congress

Two hundred and twenty five 4‑H’ers, adult leaders, and Cooperative Extension Agents from across North Carolina attended the 66th annual 4-H Electric Congress July 22-24, at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. MORE »

Livestock Survey

Please complete the survey below, the results are confidential and will better assist Livestock Extension at creating programs for the livestock and dairy sector of Rowan County. MORE »

Local Tractor Supply Store Receives 4-H Award

 4-H Extension Agent Sara Drake awarding the District Champion Award to the Salisbury Tractor Supply Company Store for their efforts in the 4-H Paper Clover Promotion.  Accepting the award are Assistant Manager Sherri MORE »

Retail Ready for Local Foods

Farmers who are interested in new marketing opportunities can learn what grocery store buyers and other retail buyers are looking for in N.C. food products at this workshop offered by Rowan County N.C. MORE »

Pfizer Representative to Host Winter Clinic

Get prepared for 2013 with all the current information on vaccinating and deworming your horse! Pfizer representative Brandon Tucker will be the guest speaker at a Rowan Advisory Council for Equestrian 4-H Clubs MORE »