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.
Beneficial insects are an important part of a healthy and well-balanced landscape. Without them, insect pests that damage plants would wreak havoc without anything to keep them in check. Most gardeners would agree MORE »
SHIIP Monthly Column June 2015 Contact: Kerry Hall 919-807-6011 How do I become eligible for Medicare due to disability? The services of SHIIP, the Seniors’ Health Insurance Program of the North Carolina Department MORE »
Currituck County 4-H’ers recently traveled to the annual Northeast District 4-H Activity Day presentation competition on May 30, 2015. The event was held at Franklinton High School in Franklinton, NC. District Activity Day MORE »
Join the Currituck, Dare, and Pasquotank Extension Master Gardener Volunteers on Saturday, June 20th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a free workshop designed to help people interested in community or home MORE »
NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is holding a series of home food preservation classes from 1:00-3:00pm at the Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension. Participants will have the chance to prepare MORE »
Calling all runners, walkers, joggers; the third annual Run @ Work 5k and 1 mile run/walk hosted by North Carolina Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will be held on Friday, September 18th, 2015 MORE »