Nearly 60 percent of North Carolina’s 33 million acres is considered forestland. North Carolina Cooperative Extension works in partnership with other agencies to provide research-based educational programs that help young people, landowners, foresters, natural resource managers and others understand and make wise use of valuable forest resources. Visit our Extension Forestry and Christmas Tree portals to access our web-based resources and learn more about our programs.
Preparing for Extreme Heat Extreme heat events can happen anywhere in the United States. Extreme heat commonly occurs in the summer; however the main season for heat waves may vary regionally. America’s MORE »– from Community Development
Richmond County is one of six NC counties that make up the region called the Sandhills. The Sandhills ecosystem is a harsh yet beautiful environment, representing an ancient dune system dividing the Piedmont MORE »
Every five years, farmers are asked to complete a lengthy USDA Census of Agriculture form, and the most recent data (2012) is spurring new reports of a strong agricultural future for Richmond County. MORE »
Great workshop opportunity if you’re planning to pass along your farming inheritance one day. Registration of $10 for individuals; $5 for additional family members. Register at http://farmtransition.eventbrite.com or by calling 910.997.8255. Registration extended MORE »
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
If you’d like to contact us for more information about Cooperative Extension – Richmond Center, feel free to e-mail us at RichmondCES@ncsu.edu. We are interested in your feedback and suggestions as to how MORE »