Featured stories and content

FEATURED CONTENT
mailing-list

Join our Monthly
Email List

We send out email newsletters throughout the year. If you are interested in receiving program updates from up via email, click the button below. You can select which program areas email newsletters you wish to receive. Sign Up for NewsletterFor Email Marketing you can trust.

READ THE REST »
mailing-list

Join our Monthly
Email List

We send out email newsletters throughout the year. If you are interested in receiving program updates from up via email, click the button below. You can select which program areas email newsletters you wish to receive. Sign Up for NewsletterFor Email Marketing you can trust.

READ THE REST »
ag dept sign

10th Annual
Agricultural Celebration!

The Cabarrus County Agricultural Advisory Board is hosting the 10th Annual  Agricultural Celebration Wednesday, July 22 6:30 p.m. to be held at The Farm at Brusharbor 7700 Brusharbor Road Concord, NC  28025 Dinner will be provided Reservations REQUIRED by calling 704-920-3316 or email ccbarrie@ncsu.edu or ONLINE by 5:00 p.m., July 13

READ THE REST »
mailing-list

Join our Monthly
Email List

We send out email newsletters throughout the year. If you are interested in receiving program updates from up via email, click the button below. You can select which program areas email newsletters you wish to receive. Sign Up for NewsletterFor Email Marketing you can trust.

READ THE REST »
staff picture december 2013

Your Cabarrus
Cooperative Extension Staff

Your Cabarrus Cooperative Extension Staff pictured above: Front Row (left to right): Christine Barrier, Administrative Assistant Pam Outen, Famly & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Anita Ford, Expanded Food & Nutrition Program Assistant Back Row (left to right): Beverly Bollenbecker, 4-H School Age Child Care Program Associate Robert Furr, County Extension Director Mildred Upsher, Receptionist Tracy LeCompte, 4-H Extension Agent Carl Pless, Agricultural Extension Agent David Goforth, Horticultal Extension Agent Becky Lewis, Support Specialist Minnie Mitchell-Bishop, Community Rural Development Extension Agent

READ THE REST »
local-foods

Cabarrus Local
Foods

Local Foods? - Check out Simply Local on YouTube. Visit our new Local Foods page supporting the 10% Campaign.

READ THE REST »
NEWS View All
Canterbury Bells

Some NC Farmers Stay Local

80% of the cut flowers sold in this country come from outside the US.  Its an industry that has a world wide value estimated at over $40 billion.  NC State Extension Master Gardener MORE » – from   Gardening

canned pickles in a jar

Another HOME PICKLING CLASS Opportunity

Due to popular demand, Pam Outen, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent has scheduled an additional Home Pickling Class on Monday, July 27, 1-5 pm.  This hands-on workshop will introduce the “basics of pickling.” Participants MORE »

Sam Marshall

Brunswick Agent Teaches IPM to Master Gardeners

Brunswick County Horticulture Agent Sam Marshall explained some basic Integrated Pest Management, or IPM, tenets on the Master Gardener podcast Getting Dirty with Master Gardeners. Sam explained that IPM strategies produce long-term solutions and often at less cost MORE » – from   Gardening

salsa and tomatoes class

Learn How to Make Salsa!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:30-4:30pm This “Tomatoes and Salsa” hands-on workshop will teach how to preserve the abundant local tomatoes we enjoy using water bath canning to preserve these summer treats. You will leave MORE »

FoodpreservationPHoto

Summer Food Preservation Classes Announced!

Register now for NC State Cooperative Extension’s Basics of Home Canning; Tomatoes and Salsa and Home Pickling. Classes will be held in June and July. View the schedule and times at http://maintenance.cabarruscounty.us/  or the MORE »

Grant Writing Classes offered

Learn How to Write A Grant

Minnie Mitchell-Bishop, Cabarrus County Extension Agent, is teaching a grant writing course for anyone interested in understanding the process of writing grants. The class is offered Friday, November 6, from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. MORE »

Power Pay web program

GET OUT OF DEBT with PowerPay!

PowerPay is a no cost, debt-reduction computer program that is easy to use, understand and follow. PowerPay will give you the tools to develop a personalized, self-directed debt elimination plan. Discover how quickly you MORE »

More News
EVENTS View All
Soil Sampling Kits Available M-FWed Jul 29, 2015 Today
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Avenue-West, Concord, NC 28027
— 10 hours ago
Piedmont Farmers Market-Les Myers Park, ConcordThu Jul 30, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Les Myers Community Park, Concord, NC 28025, United States
— 21 hours away
City of Kannapolis Farmers' Market OpenThu Jul 30, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Corner of Vance Street and Loop Road, Kannapolis
— 22 hours away
Quilting Mothers Special Interest ECA ClubFri Jul 31, 2015
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extenson Services, 715 Cabarrus Avenue West, Concord, NC 28027, United States
— 2 days away
4-H Clubs and Youth Programs In Cabarrus CountySat Aug 1 - Sat Aug 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs meet at various times, locations and dates throughout the county.
— 2 days away
Join ECA Clubs with Passion for Learning & SharingSat Aug 1 - Sat Aug 1, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Clubs vary locations, meeting times and locations. Call Pam Outen, Extension Agent at 704/920-3310
— 2 days away
Piedmont Farmers' Market OpenSat Aug 1, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
518 Winecoff School Rd, Concord, NC 28027, USA
— 3 days away
Piedmont Farmers Market Rotary SquareSat Aug 1, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Union Street- South, Concord, NC 28025
— 3 days away
More Events