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.
NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s 2016 home food preservation series has had a few changes. The Jams and Jellies class scheduled for May 25th will move to Friday, May 27th. The Butters MORE »
Attention horse owners. Please review the news release from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in reference to Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis. Be sure your horses are up to date on MORE »
The 2016 Northeast Ag Expo will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Lynn Hobbs Farms, 185 Spivey Road, Hobbsville, NC. This year’s Ag Expo will feature cotton, peanut, forestry, and double-crop MORE »
Sanctuary Vineyards claims NC Wine Grower of Excellence Award at 2015 North Carolina Winegrowers Association Annual Conference By Christine McMaster Jarvisburg, NC Sanctuary Vineyards was presented with the 2015 Wine Grower of Excellence MORE »