North Carolina Cooperative Extension and many organizations and stakeholders are working with our communities to develop and expand local food systems across the state. Local Foods is a collaborative Flagship Program for the Cooperative Extension Program of NC A&T State University and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service of NC State University. A new Local Food web portal at localfood.ces.ncsu.edu provides information and links to resources from Cooperative Extension and other NC local food partners.
The following press release was written by the NCDA&CS. Contact: Jen Kendrick, Public Information Officer NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division 919-707-3005 RALEIGH – State Veterinarian Doug Meckes announced additional precautions that are being put MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop on Protecting and Enhancing Bat Populations to Help with Pest Control on the Farm from 7:00-9:30 pm on Monday August MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The first cases of Basil Downy Mildew for the 2015 season have been reported in North Carolina. Growers should be on the lookout for this disease and contact their Extension Agent if they MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Wednesday July 8 at 5:30 pm Chatham County Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will be giving a tour of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden at Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. The garden was designed to MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
August 10 and August 17, 2015: Growing Cut Flowers for Market The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop on Growing Cut Flowers for Market as part of its Enhancing MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The Chatham Conservation Partnership (CCP) will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Holmes Meeting Room at the Chatham Community Library located at the Central MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
I got a call from a Chatham County greenhouse tomato grower recently about an insect flying around that they had never seen. I visited the greenhouse and saw many tiny insects moving around the MORE »– from Growing Small Farms