Field crops — tobacco, soybeans, corn, cotton, peanuts, sweet potatoes, forages and small grains — pervade North Carolina’s rural landscape. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps growers maintain profitability by providing the latest research-based information and recommendations on the best varieties and production practices for the state’s conditions. Extension also helps growers comply with changing regulations, investigate new higher-value opportunities, develop solid business plans and explore marketing options.
From Dr. Rod Rejesus, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics at North Carolina State University: Farmers: we are reaching out to you and asking that you participate in an on-line survey. The survey is part MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
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 »
While North Carolina Cooperative Extension has been celebrating its official centennial with its national peers throughout 2014, the state agency’s roots go deeper than that. Its first county Extension agent was hired 107 MORE »– from NC Cooperative Extension Centennial
Junior Master Gardeners I know most of my readers have heard of Extension Master Gardeners, but I wonder how many have heard of Junior Master Gardeners? Junior Master Gardeners is a youth gardening 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 »