Farming and forestry are among the most hazardous occupations, exposing workers to a variety of health and safety risks, ranging from chemical exposure to accidents associated with heavy machinery. Through training programs, publications in English and Spanish, and more, North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides farm and forestry workers, pesticide applicators and their families with the knowledge to improve health and safety.
North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension are partnering with the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) to deliver workshops across the state with the aim of providing farmers with the tools MORE »
North Carolina State University and North Carolina Cooperative Extension are partnering with the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) to deliver workshops across the state with the aim of providing farmers with the tools to reduce MORE »
We are very excited to announce we are hosting a now annual Horticultural Science Summer Institute! Please pass along to any youth that may be interested! Horticultural Science Summer Institute July 7th-12th, 2013 MORE »
Dear Produce Industry Member and other interested parties, On January 16, 2013 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published in the Federal Register for public comment two proposed rules: one on Standards for the MORE »
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) Now Offers FREE Consulting Services to Help Farmers Transitioning to Certified Organic As part of our Organic Carolina Initiative (OCI), we will begin offering FREE consultation services to MORE »
Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference Helps Farmers Break into Organics Market Rocky Mount – Organics are booming and the 4th Annual Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference, happening Feb. 14-15, 2013, gives farmers a MORE »