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.
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 »
Climate and weather: two very different things. The first is based on long-term trends; the second is what’s happening this week outside. People understand climate when it comes to December temperature differences between MORE »
Transportation: The links below contain important information for those who transport hogs. The law now requires that swine transported on North Carolina highways have “official identification approved by the State Veterinarian”. For most MORE »