Americans are fortunate to enjoy a safe, affordable and abundant food supply. To keep it that way, North Carolina Cooperative Extension educational programs help reduce sources of foodborne illness, from the farm gate to the consumer’s plate, help food entrepreneurs launch successful businesses and provide processors with information and new technologies to enhance product quality and profitability while meeting state and federal regulations.
Thanksgiving Special Grow and Eat Series: Thanksgiving Special with Toi Degree and Thomas Cobb Garden Column for Salisbury Post Danelle Cutting November, 20th, 2013 This week’s article is special for Thanksgiving. As with MORE »
Cover Crop Cover crops sometimes confuse homeowners and growers alike, but utilizing cover crops can help improve soil compaction, nutrients, moisture, weed suppression and numerous other benefits. With all of those benefits it MORE »
How to Grow and Eat Butternut Squash As the holiday season quickly approaches, calls start to flood the office inquiring about recipes, decorations, and even growing a few crops. In this mini holiday series MORE »
Farmers who are interested in new marketing opportunities can learn what grocery store buyers and other retail buyers are looking for in N.C. food products at this workshop offered by Rowan County N.C. MORE »