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.
HURRY! Don’t forget, pre-order your Holiday Wreath by this Friday, November 21st! These wreaths are ONLY $22.00 each. They are 26 inches in diameter and made by hand from the boughs of Frazer Fir MORE »
Do you want or need to know more about stormwater best management practices (BMPs) and their maintenance? If yes, consider attending the NCSU certification workshop offered at the Onslow Multipurpose Complex on January MORE »
The Onslow County Extension Service will be hosting a Pesticide Disposal Day on November 19, 2014 at 4024 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, NC from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Collection setup will be behind MORE »
Take a leisurely virtual tour down Onslow’s New River via the Caring for a River video. This 31 minute award-winning video, produced in 2007, provides quite a bit of information about Onslow’s New MORE »
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer. From July 1 through Aug. 31, wild turkey sightings by volunteers can be entered into the MORE »
The eastern Community Forest Stewardship Workshop will be held February 18 in New Bern, at the Courtyard Marriott Riverfront. Implementing a community forest stewardship plan can be a daunting step for communities. Getting MORE »
As with any area, proper plant selection along our beaches and barrier islands is very important. A new publication, Native Plants for Coastal North Carolina Landscapes, has just been published. This informative booklet MORE »