North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an enthusiastic supporter of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ initiative to build the state’s local food economy, from farm to fork. Cooperative Extension is the face of your county’s local foods initiative, helping to promote North Carolina’s 10% Campaign and to guide efforts to develop the local food economy.
The Beaufort County Center Local Foods contact is Susan Chase.
MG 2014 Plant Sale Flyer.Final Beaufort County Master Gardener Volunteers 7th Annual – PASS ALONG PLANT SALE April 26, 2014 9am to Noon Rain or Shine! Beaufort County Cooperative Extension Center 155 Airport MORE »
Answer: Another year, another survey, and the findings remain less than encouraging. It seems counter-intuitive that we don’t have a clear picture about our managed honey bee population like other livestock. The USDA MORE »– from Entomology
Join us for a webinar on “Incorporating Sustainable Practices into Plasticulture Strawberry Production”, 3:00-4:30 pm on Tuesday March 11th, 2014. This webinar will cover sustainable soil management and integrated pest management practices that can be MORE »– from Strawberry Growers Information
MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS features practical, hands-on demos and workshops on renewable energy,small-scale agriculture,gardening,green building and more. The fair will take place at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Asheville, N.C. on MORE »– from Community Gardens
Answer: Probably not, but it’s interesting that it is found in bees at all Honey bees are hosts to more known parasites and pathogens than any other social insect, with 72 documented so MORE »– from Entomology
BEEKEEPING SHORTCOURSE CERTIFIED BEEKEEPERS LEVEL Sponsored By: NC Cooperative Extension Service – Beaufort County NCSBA – Beaufort County Beekeepers Meeting Dates & Location: Class will meet every Thursday night MORE »
If you love fresh vegetables straight from the garden but don’t have time to plant crops each year, consider starting an asparagus patch. Asparagus is a perennial plant that will continue to produce MORE »
The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and staff, find out about the latest research, extension and teaching as well MORE »– from Gardening
Take a look at the new North Carolina Blueberry Council Website for consumers. Great information on freezing, storing, and cooking with blueberries. Nutrition information and lots of great recipes. For information on growing blueberries see MORE »– from Gardening
CONTEST: Real Food Media Short Video The Real Food Media Short Video contest invites aspiring filmmakers, teams of food change makers, and communicators to create 30-second to four-minute films in one of four styles: documentary, MORE »– from Gardening