As the world population grows, so does the need for abundant, affordable and safe food. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s educational programs provide farmers and agribusinesses with the research-based knowledge they need to produce high-quality crops and livestock in economically and environmentally sustainable ways. That’s important for North Carolina because agriculture and agribusiness account for about 17 percent of our state’s jobs and income.
Check out this webinar recording on Growing Strawberries at Home. Features a horticulturist, and plant pathologist and an entomologist. Great Information, Great Images, Fast Paced but easy to follow. Full of recommendations for MORE »– from Gardening
13th Annual Design Institute: The Whole Child in Nature Register Here Designing and programming children’s outdoor environments for play, learning, and well-being. Join us and see how naturalized outdoor environments offer children opportunities to MORE »– from Gardening
Chapel Hill native, Stephanie Hall, shares her experience of learning her land and how to successfully raise cut flowers for our local market. Listen to her interview with NC State Extension Master Gardener MORE »– from Gardening
BugFest is the largest arthropod-focused event in the country! With over 30,000 visitors, over 100 exhibits, displays, crafts, games and activities, bands, presentations and lots of live arthropods, BugFest has something for everyone! MORE »– from Gardening
NC State Horticulture alum, Leah Cook, is an established flower farmer. She shares her insights about our local food and flower market and the challenges younger farmers face entering the market. You can MORE »– from Gardening
NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Harold Johnson visits the Mason Farm Biological Reserve, part of the NC Botanical Garden with Director of Conservation Johnny Randall. Listen to Harold’s visit on the Master Gardener radio MORE »– from Gardening
On Getting Dirty with Master Gardeners radio show, NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Lise Jenkins meets some of the people who care for more than 300,000 acres of plantings on our state’s MORE »– from Gardening