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.
Horse and other equine animal owners/lessors will vote across the state on March 11, 2014 to determine whether to continue to voluntarily assess themselves two dollars ($2.00) per ton of commercial horse feed MORE »
Several Burke County Cooperative Extension Staff Members were recently recognized during the State Extension Conference, “Honoring our Past…Creating our Future,” held in Raleigh, NC. Donna Teasley, Consumer Horticulture Extension Agent and Spring Williams-Byrd, MORE »
As the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service nears its centennial celebration, the organization is holding a series of 12 listening sessions across the state in November and December 2013. Cooperative Extension, which provides MORE »
Burke County Extension and Community Association won third place as the best dressed pig in the pig pageant at State ECA Conference in Raleigh October 28-30, 2013 in observance of the 100th birthday MORE »
North Carolina Cooperative Extension will hold a centennial gala Oct. 27 in Raleigh to celebrate 100 years of home demonstration programs in North Carolina. Extension invites former Extension Homemaker Club members, current members MORE »
On Thursday, April 11th, high school students from East Burke, Draughn, Patton, Freedom and homeschools participated in the 2013 Youth in Government Day sponsored by Burke County Government and coordinated by Burke County MORE »