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.
Small Flocks and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Regional Educational Meetings- Agenda 1:00- Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: North Carolina Agriculture’s Response Planning and Preparedness Dr. Mandy Tolson, NCDA&CS 2:00- Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: What You Can Do MORE »
The Amazing Grazing Pasture-Based Livestock Education Program is conducting three educational grazing workshops across NC this summer. August 27: Piney Woods Farm- Burgaw, NC September 15: BC Angus Farm- Mt. Airy, NC September MORE »
Join us on Thursday, September 3, 2015 for an educational discussion about forages! Learn about the influences and and factors affecting forage and livestock production as well as forage management options to make MORE »
Alamance County Cooperative Extension and the Alamance County Health Department: Environmental Health Section are offering a ServSafe class at the Alamance County Cooperative Extension on September 8-9, 2015. Please call (336) 570-6740 to MORE »
Looking for farmers markets in the Alamance County area? Click these links for the updated 2015 listing of farmers markets: Alamance County Area Farmers Markets (.pdf file) Alamance County Area Farmers Markets (online MORE »
Are you looking for your soil sample results? Click soil sample box or click link below: http://www.ncagr.gov/agronomi/pals The Alamance County Cooperative Extension Service offers soil testing through the NC Department of Agriculture. Simply MORE »