Through the North Carolina Specialty Crops Program, a collaboration of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Marketing Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, North Carolina Cooperative Extension is teaching growers how to produce and sell crops ranging from exotic purple potatoes to lettuce, specialty melons and medicinal herbs. Growers who produce these high-value crops are able to diversify and develop new income sources.
Grow and Eat Holiday Series **Grow and Eat Holiday Series** Column for Salisbury Post Thomas Cobb, Danelle Cutting, & Toi Degree December, 4th, 2013 As one holiday ends another begins. In this series, MORE »
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 »
Galaxy Getting back to the daily grind can be somewhat difficult especially if you have been away for a week. From September 16th through the 20th I attended our Cooperative Extensions National Annual 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 »