North Carolina Cooperative Extension and many organizations and stakeholders are working with our communities to develop and expand local food systems across the state. Local Foods is a collaborative Flagship Program for the Cooperative Extension Program of NC A&T State University and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service of NC State University. A new Local Food web portal at localfood.ces.ncsu.edu provides information and links to resources from Cooperative Extension and other NC local food partners.
The Johnston County Center Local Foods contact is Amie Newsome.
House Bill 1050, recently passed and signed by the Governor, provides a measure of clarification regarding sales tax for farmers. Get more details here, on the Local Food page of the NC Cooperative MORE »
In this issue: FIELD AND FORAGE CROPS Getting Ready to Drill Down on Thrips Kudzu Bug Expectations for 2014 Tobacco Insect Scouting Report FRUIT AND VEGETABLES Keep Gummy Stem Blight out of your MORE »
NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE North Carolina State University * College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Dept. of Entomology * Box 7613 * Raleigh, NC 27695 NORTH CAROLINA PEST NEWS Volume 29, Number MORE »
Do you ever wonder how much rainfall you received from a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm? If so, a new volunteer weather observing program needs your help! The Community 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 »
NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE North Carolina State University * College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Dept. of Entomology * Box 7613 * Raleigh, NC 27695 * Ph: (919) 513-8189 NORTH CAROLINA PEST 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 »
Mummy Berry Emerging This Week Mummy berry is now active in southeastern North Carolina – the photos below were taken yesterday. The disease begins each spring with the emergence of the fungus from MORE »
Organic Certification Consulting Services Are you intimidated by the regulations and paperwork necessary for USDA Organic Certification? As part of our Organic Carolina Initiative, we are offering FREE consultation services to a limited MORE »