As the world population grows, so does the need for abundant, affordable and safe food. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s educational programs provide farmers and agribusinesses with the research-based knowledge they need to produce high-quality crops and livestock in economically and environmentally sustainable ways. That’s important for North Carolina because agriculture and agribusiness account for about 17 percent of our state’s jobs and income.
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service and volunteers would like to invite you the 2016 Northeast North Carolina Craft Workshop; May 10th and 11th at the Vernon G. James Research and Extension Center MORE »
Homeowners, gardeners, and agriculture producers looking to dispose of out-dated or unwanted pesticides, as well as protect the environment are invited to the Pesticide Disposal Collection Day. On Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from MORE »
We have several upcoming opportunities for private pesticide applicators to earn continuing education credits. The following training classes have been approved by NCDA&CS for two (2) hours of “V” credits for private applicators MORE »
Upcoming Events Joint Commodity Conference, January 13-15, 2016, Sheraton Imperial, Durham Annual Soybean Festival, Tuesday,January 26, 2016 at the Kermit White Center on the campus of Elizabeth City State University: 4:00 PM – MORE »
In the spirit of the holiday season, Currituck County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers gave a donation of $500 dollars to each of the local food pantries of Currituck County. Agriculture Extension Technician Sarah MORE »