Farming and forestry are among the most hazardous occupations, exposing workers to a variety of health and safety risks, ranging from chemical exposure to accidents associated with heavy machinery. Through training programs, publications in English and Spanish, and more, North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides farm and forestry workers, pesticide applicators and their families with the knowledge to improve health and safety.
October 21, 2015 Blue skies, bright sun shining, cool weather, over 120 people, and combining some super awesome Extension agents and Piedmont Research staff can create an awesome NC Farm School Summit. Just a few weeks MORE »
Millbridge Elementary Teaching the fifth graders in Mrs. Laura Lindley’s class at Millbridge Elementary has been very rewarding the past couple of months. The children have been exceptionally interested and have always wanted MORE »
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 »
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 »