Field crops — tobacco, soybeans, corn, cotton, peanuts, sweet potatoes, forages and small grains — pervade North Carolina’s rural landscape. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps growers maintain profitability by providing the latest research-based information and recommendations on the best varieties and production practices for the state’s conditions. Extension also helps growers comply with changing regulations, investigate new higher-value opportunities, develop solid business plans and explore marketing options.
While North Carolina Cooperative Extension has been celebrating its official centennial with its national peers throughout 2014, the state agency’s roots go deeper than that. Its first county Extension agent was hired 107 MORE »– from NC Cooperative Extension Centennial
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension cordially invites you to join us for our annual Chatham County Farm & Industry Tour on Tuesday October 7, 2014 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm. For MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop on Tax Issues for Diversified Farmers from 1:00-5:00 pm on Monday September 22 at the Silk Hope Farm Heritage Center in Silk MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Come See the Face of Agriculture in Chatham County Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:00 am – 2:00 pm This is a FREE Event! Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) – Pittsboro Campus Sponsored by MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
NC Cooperative Extension agents came to three workshops, presented by NC THRIVE on Alternative Business Structures, Extension as Economic Development, and Non-Profit Governance. Post-presentation feedback was overwhelmingly positive. The banter in the room at MORE »– from Community Development