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.
Seven Alamance County 4-H’ers recently traveled to Raleigh for the NC State Fair Livestock Judging and Skillathon Contests held on October 31st-November 1st. Alamance County entered two junior teams in both contests. Youth MORE »
The rain is causing problems for the sorghum growers in North Carolina. Here is a reference that Dr. Heiniger just sent out talking about Sprouting Damage and Harvest Management in Sorghum. If you MORE »
Here is the latest tobacco newsletter. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to give me a call. Dwayne Dabbs Alamance County Field Crops Agent TobacconewsletterSeptember2015 – letter size 2015 Tobacco Referendum 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 »