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.
The Alamance County Voluntary Farmland Preservation Program Purpose: To promote agricultural values and general welfare of the county by increasing identity and pride in the agricultural community and its way of life; encourage MORE »
*This workshop is currently full* If space comes available, an announcement will be made. The Area Pastured Poultry Workshop is back by popular demand! This year, the workshop will be held on May MORE »
Come out and join us on May 5, 2014 at the Guilford County Extension Barn in Greensboro, NC for a very interactive, hands-on workshop covering topics related to everyday goat and sheep management. MORE »
Rain Garden Workshop Alamance County Cooperative Extension and the City of Burlington Stormwater Division are offering a Rain Garden workshop on April 26, 2014. The class will begin at 10 am at the Alamance 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 June 9-10, 2014. Please call (336) 570-6740 to MORE »
Looking for farmers markets in the Alamance County area? Click these links for the updated 2014 listing of farmers markets: Alamance County Area Farmers Markets (.pdf file) updated list coming soon! Alamance County Area MORE »