Our society’s foundation is the family. North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides families with research-based answers to day-to-day challenges. Extension educators are ready with answers on controlling household insects, protecting well-water, managing family budgets, helping families improve their eating habits, and dealing with the issues related to early childhood, parenting and aging.
Mark your calendars now to join N.C. Cooperative Extension for two centennial celebrations May 19 and 20. Extension employees, as well as county stakeholders and partners are invited to attend. The Extension Centennial MORE »– from NC Cooperative Extension Centennial
“There’s plenty of evidence for the idea that humans thrive when we have frequent exposure to nature—even when it’s just a patch of greenery in the midst of a city’s concrete jungle.” see MORE »– from Therapeutic Horticulture
MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS features practical, hands-on demos and workshops on renewable energy,small-scale agriculture,gardening,green building and more. The fair will take place at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Asheville, N.C. on MORE »– from Community Gardens
A pioneering educator who devoted decades to improving the lives of North Carolinians, especially its women and children, passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 91. Ada Braswell Dalla Pozza of Cary MORE »– from NC Cooperative Extension Centennial
Extension Master Gardeners Extension Master Gardeners is a great program where Cooperative Extension agents train volunteers to help educate gardeners using unbiased and researched based information. Because the program is so successful we MORE »
Garden Column Unexpected temperature extremes are not unusual for Rowan County, but the extreme blast earlier this week caught many by surprise. Many will be curious if there was any plant damage due MORE »
Seed Catalogs Mail boxes are already flowing with those colorful magazines known as seed catalogs. With their vibrant colors and exciting details, it makes every gardener ready for the growing season. If you MORE »