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.
Sunset Farms in Snow Camp, NC is having a field day on Tuesday, September 30th at 2:00 p.m. to conduct equipment demonstrations and discuss their crop rotation system. Sunset Farms ncsunsetfarms.com is a multi-generational family farm MORE »
Small backyard flocks are increasing in popularity throughout North Carolina. Many small flock owners need basic knowledge of flock health and nutrition. This short seminar will address those topics and give you an 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 October 14-15, 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) 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 »