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.
O.k. if they haven’t already, it’s about time for all those wonderful fruits and veggies that you planted earlier this spring to start producing. Or maybe you couldn’t resist the abundance of fresh MORE »
Are you an N.C. Tree Farmer? If so, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering this great, free seminar with lunch included, on Saturday, February 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and you are MORE »
The Cape Fear River Partnership’s efforts to revitalize fisheries continues, as described in this update video. The Cape Fear River is an important feature here in eastern NC. It provides food, water, and 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 »
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 »
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 »