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.
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 »
Come See the Face of Agriculture in Chatham County Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:00 am – 2:00 pm This is a FREE Event! Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) – Pittsboro Campus Sponsored by MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Below are links to our most recent agricultural newsletters. Please read for some great information! 14 March Ag Newsletter 14 April Ag Newsletter 14 May Ag Newsletter 14 June Ag Newsletter 14 August MORE »
4-H Lamb Project Rowan County Cooperative Extension is providing an opportunity for youth interested in completing a 4-H lamb project. This project is open to youth ages 5-18 as of January 1. Youth MORE »