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.
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 »
Overwintering Pests As the weather gets cooler we often receive phone calls on insects coming into clients homes. Some of the most notorious violators are lady beetles, stink bugs and now Kudzu Bugs. 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 »
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 »
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 »