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.
Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension FINALLY has Twitter! You can stay up to date on all the current happenings, and receive daily Cooperative Extension nuggest by following our Twitter feed. Simply visit the link MORE »
One of the most wonderful fruits of summer is the watermelon. You can find these sweet, seasonal melons at just about every farmers market and roadside stand across North Carolina from June into MORE »
Slow Food Charlotte is sponsoring a Soil Fertility Workshop presented by Neal Kinsey. Neal wrote the book Hands on Agronomy and has been a key speaker at Acres USA conferences for many years. He travels the world MORE »