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.
Longtime Burke County resident, William C. (Bill) Parton was honored recently for his leadership in the advancement of agriculture in western NC when he was inducted in to the Western NC Agricultural Hall MORE »
You can always tell when the new growing season starts because that’s when our new crop of Extension Master Gardeners graduate and start using their newly acquired gardening knowledge. Extension Master Gardeners is MORE »
Morganton, NC – National 4-H Council has announced the launch of the fall 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the fifth year of collaboration MORE »
Celebrate Extension’s 100th Anniversary with Bryce Lane, two-time Emmy Award winning television personality, retired Horticulture Instructor, NC State, and an accomplished garden speaker. Bryce’s presentation, “40 Years of Horticulture: Observations, Inspirations, and Invitations”, will MORE »
The Extension & Community Association (ECA) is a partner with N.C. Cooperative Extension. The purpose of NCECA is to empower individuals and families to improve their quality of living through continuing education, leadership MORE »