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.
Currituck Cooperative Extension will host the 2nd County Hog Callin’ Contest on September 20, 2014 at the Currituck Heritage Festival. The event will be held at the Currituck Rural Center located on Spot MORE »
This summer ten young ladies had an opportunity to attend the 2014 Girls In Real Life Situations (G.I.R.L.S) summer camp, an exciting six week program offered to girls in grades sixth through eighth. MORE »
Do you want to learn about local foods production and how to market direct to the public? The demand for locally grown foods is steadily increasing because consumers want fresh, nutritious and safe MORE »
Do you believe in the philosophy of living well, learning more and laughing often? If so North Carolina Cooperative Extension has the perfect program for you. The 17th Annual Aging with Gusto Extravaganza MORE »