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 COUNTY NICKELS FOR KNOW-HOW REFERENDUM The Currituck County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Tommy R. Grandy, Agriculture Extension Agent and County Referendum Chairman said three MORE »
The Local Foods Newsletter is published to provide you with the source of fresh local agriculture commodities that are produced by small farm growers in Currituck County. Currituck Grown Local Foods Newsletter-August MORE »
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 »