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.
ALAMANCE COUNTY 4-H YOUTH LIVESTOCK TEAM WINS AT STATE CONTEST Alamance County 4-H has a very active Youth Livestock Team that practices year-round for livestock judging, skillathon, and quiz bowl contests. Recently, seven MORE »
Click on the link below to find the latest Tobacco Newsletter for Alamance County. If you have any questions, please let me know. TobacconewsletterMay2016 – letter size2016 Alamance County Tobacco 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 »
Looking for farmers markets in the Alamance County area? Click these links for the updated 2016 listing of farmers markets: Alamance County Area Farmers Markets (printable version) Alamance County Area Farmers Markets (online MORE »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 71st ANNUAL CENTRAL PIEDMONT JR. LIVESTOCK SHOW AND SALE The 71st annual Central Piedmont Junior Livestock Show and Sale was recently held on April 13-14, 2016 in Hillsborough, NC. The MORE »
Seven Alamance County 4-H’ers recently traveled to Raleigh for the NC Junior Hereford Association’s Judging in January Livestock Judging Contest held on February 20, 2016 (weather make-up date). Alamance County entered two junior MORE »