Making healthy choices isn’t always easy. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s educators help people sort fact from fad, providing research-based programs that promote a lifetime of good health. Programs cover a broad spectrum, from pesticide safety to indoor air quality, from childhood nutrition and physical activity to heart-healthy eating and food safety.
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 »
Rowan County 4-H clubs are taking orders for the tenth annual wreath fundraiser. This year, Rowan County 4-H is selling Fraser Fir wreaths and Boxwood wreaths. Wreaths are standard door size and are 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 »
Americans eat about three times more fresh blueberries today than we did 10 years ago. Part of the increase in consumption might be attributed to the new information that’s available about the benefits MORE »