North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an enthusiastic supporter of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ initiative to build the state’s local food economy, from farm to fork. Cooperative Extension is the face of your county’s local foods initiative, helping to promote North Carolina’s 10% Campaign and to guide efforts to develop the local food economy.
The Johnston County Center Local Foods contact is Amie Newsome.
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 »
Saturday, March 2, 2013 there was a blueberry production workshop held at the Johnston County Agriculture Building. Dr. Bill Cline, a specialist with NC State University, gave a presentation on blueberry production. Covered MORE »
Over eighty people attended the fruit tree training and pruning demonstration held at Central Crops Research Station on highway 70 busines north of Clayton. During the demonstration Dr. Mike Parker explained the importance 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 »