Commercial horticulture — fruit, vegetable and landscape plant production — represents a fast-growing segment of North Carolina’s economy. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps growers implement research-based production practices, investigate high-value alternative crops, develop sound business plans and explore new marketing options to ensure continued farm profitability, environmental stewardship and quality of life.
North Carolina is making preparations to combat a possible avian influenza outbreak. As part of this initiative, officials at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are requesting that all poultry MORE »
The Currituck Master Gardeners will hold their annual Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 26th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center in Barco. The Master Gardeners will 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 »
Rescheduled due to weather New date of meeting: Thursday, March 5, 2015 RSVP by March 2nd Crop Production at the Next Level: Water Management Purpose of Program: To provide growers information on various MORE »