North Carolina Cooperative Extension centers — located in all 100 counties and serving the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians — are community resources, serving as the front door to the vast knowledge base of N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities. Cooperative Extension helps build quality communities by training adult and youth volunteers to become community leaders, providing educational programs to stimulate community economic development, working in partnership with other agencies to help citizens prepare for and recover from disasters — and more.
Box blight has been confirmed in boxwood plants originating in a nursery in the North Carolina mountains and offered for sale at the North Carolina State Farmers Market in Raleigh. The disease also MORE »
The results for the 2014 Photography Contest are in! Each link shows the top three for that age and category. Junior “4-H in Action” Junior “Nature’s Beauty” Junior “Silhouettes” Senior “4-H in Action” 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 »
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 »
One day Train-the-Trainer Workshop CANCELLED “Building Your Volunteer Base: The Four Rs” Thursday, April 18, 2013 9:00AM – 3:00PM Johnston County Agriculture Center, Smithfield Registration: $10 per person (includes 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 »
Four members of the Johnston County Extension and Community Association attended the Southeast District Day held at Mount Olive College on March 2, 2010. The theme for the day was ‘Reaching for the MORE »