Through the North Carolina Specialty Crops Program, a collaboration of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Marketing Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, North Carolina Cooperative Extension is teaching growers how to produce and sell crops ranging from exotic purple potatoes to lettuce, specialty melons and medicinal herbs. Growers who produce these high-value crops are able to diversify and develop new income sources.
NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE North Carolina State University * College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Departments of Entomology and Plant Pathology * Raleigh, NC 27695 NORTH CAROLINA PEST NEWS Volume 28, Number 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 »
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 »
Winter Muscadine Chores Establishment of muscadine vines is quite labor intensive, with each vine requiring attention every week of the growing season. Winter chores are just as important, with the main concern being MORE »