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.
Grafted Tomatoes Cooperative Extension employees get the latest research information and it is our job to share that information with the citizens of the county. One of those situations of sharing happened last MORE »
Q & A Even though the temperatures have been hot people are still going outside checking their gardens and visiting local farmers. This week we have received quite a few questions about insects, MORE »
Weird and Strange Working with the public often causes Cooperative Extension agents to encounter the weird and strange. Right now, since there are so many new vegetables, strange insects hatching, and people outdoors, MORE »