Burke County Center will be closed tomorrow, Mon 05/30/2016, for the Holiday.
NC Cooperative Extension
Soil, Water & Air
North Carolina’s quality of life and its economy depend on a strong natural resource base, including clean water, fertile soils and healthy air. To help the public understand complex issues related to environmental quality and to meet changing regulations, North Carolina Cooperative Extension offers a range of educational programs covering soil improvement and conservation, waste management, water quality and more.
An in depth look at how to effectively use cover crops in vegetable gardens, this 19 page document by Dr. Megan M. Gregory is free to download. More information on using cover crops MORE »– from Gardening
Learn to make and sell vermicompost. Understand the benefits of vermicompost to plants and soil. Check out the agenda and speakers Find out why one of our speakers was featured on TV’s Blue Collar Millionaire MORE »– from Gardening
Take the pledge to conserve water! Complete the survey to identify ways that you could save an additional 40 gallons of water each day. There are indoor and outdoor strategies. Boost your county’s MORE »– from Gardening
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission are teaming up to conduct a Wildlife Workshop Series for landowners. The second workshop, Managing your Land for MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
A number of byproduct materials generated by Southeastern industrial sectors have proven value as soil amendments, soil blending ingredients, drainage aids or landscaping components. These materials include Pulp and Paper industry residuals, FGD Gypsum, MORE »– from Soils
Come See the Face of Agriculture in Chatham County Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:00 am – 2:00 pm This is a FREE Event! Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) – Pittsboro Campus Sponsored by 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
Guest post by Amanda McWhirt, graduate student in the NC State University Crop Sciences Department. While planting for next season may be the last thing on your mind at this point, these cold MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information