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.
Contact: Kerry Hall or Colin Day 919-807-6011 Getting the Most From Your Medicare Benefits SHIIP holds free public events around North Carolina RALEIGH— Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and SHIIP, the Seniors’ Health Insurance MORE »
Join NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center for a quick cooking demonstration using produce grown in Currituck County! The demonstration will be held at the Extension Office, 120 Community Way in Barco on MORE »
Backyard rain gardens are a fun and inexpensive way to improve water quality and enhance the beauty of your yard. Rain gardens capture storm water runoff from rooftops and driveways, giving it a MORE »
The 2015 Northeast Ag Expo Field Day will be held on Thursday, July 30 beginning at 7:00 am with registration followed by field tours and lunch. The event is sponsored annually by the North Carolina Cooperative MORE »
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 »