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.
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 »
USDA Awarding $6 Million to Prepare Farmers for New Farm Bill Programs Farm Bill Implementation Continues at Brisk Pace with Universities and State Cooperative Extension Programs Now Set to Help Educate Farmers WASHINGTON, 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 »
Our mission states, “North Carolina Cooperative Extension partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians.” Burke County Cooperative Extension is pleased to support MORE »
Chatham County invites you to a webinar on April 17, 2014 on the exciting concept of community food councils. It is slated from noon-2:30 pm in the Agriculture Building Auditorium at 65 East MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
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 »