As the world population grows, so does the need for abundant, affordable and safe food. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s educational programs provide farmers and agribusinesses with the research-based knowledge they need to produce high-quality crops and livestock in economically and environmentally sustainable ways. That’s important for North Carolina because agriculture and agribusiness account for about 17 percent of our state’s jobs and income.
Throughout the year we strive to bring you useful, accurate, and timely gardening information you can trust through the Extension Gardener newsletter, portal, and Facebook page. Please take our short online survey to MORE »– from Extension Gardener
Workshops When we receive a new client, they always ask about the activities and programs we have throughout the year. During October, we have tons of programs and activities! All of the activities MORE »
1. Deer - In just a matter of a few days, deer can do more to reduce your crop potential than even a week late planting! Seriously, no grower can afford to spend MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
Dear agents, agronomists, growers and others, Since early fall, the NC Strawberry Association has been reaching out to the deans and directors at NC State, VA Tech, Clemson, UGA, Univ. of TN, and MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
Back by popular demand…the Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will team up again with the Chatham County Beekeepers’ Association to conduct an 8-week Beekeeping School in early 2015. We are doing MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium (SRSFC) 2015StrawberryIPMGuide is now available. This annuallly updated guide contains information on insect, weed, and disease management. The SRSFC, housed at NC State University, is a collaboration between NC MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information