Nearly 60 percent of North Carolina’s 33 million acres is considered forestland. North Carolina Cooperative Extension works in partnership with other agencies to provide research-based educational programs that help young people, landowners, foresters, natural resource managers and others understand and make wise use of valuable forest resources. Visit our Extension Foresty and Christmas Tree portals to access our web-based resources and learn more about our programs.
The Chatham Conservation Partnership will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm at the Jordan Lake Educational State Forest in eastern Chatham County. The meeting will focus on Sustainable MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) refers to products other than timber that are harvested from woodlands. NTFPs include plants, parts of plants, fungi, moss, lichen, herbs, vines, shrubs, parts of trees, and other biological material that MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college MORE »– from Soils
Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Biochemtex will be locating its new cellulosic biofuels production operations in Sampson County. The company and its partners plan to MORE »– from Soils
The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service has updated Web Soil Survey to include numerous improvements and new features. Read all about the latest version: Web Soil Survey 3.0 New MORE »– from Soils
NC State University Extension Forestry staff have put together the following news release to address a concern that has been brought to our attention. There have been several landowners who have been approached MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
In this age of living green, folks are often outraged by timber harvests occurring nearby. Homeowners are often offended by the aesthetics of such harvests and profoundly declare that timber harvests are harmful MORE »