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.
Direct from the kitchens of the Alamance County Master Gardener Volunteers, The Garden Plate, a collection of 250 recipes that run the gamut from the simple to the simply sublime. Illustrated with photographs of Arbor MORE »
70TH ANNUAL CENTRAL PIEDMONT JR. LIVESTOCK SHOW AND SALE The 70th annual Central Piedmont Junior Livestock Show and Sale was recently held on April 15-16, 2015 in Hillsborough, NC. The tradition began on MORE »
There are two forage-related educational events coming up: NC Forage and Grassland Council Winter Conference Series and The Graziers’ Record Keeping Workshop. The Graziers’ Record Keeping Workshop “You can’t manage what you can’t 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 »