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.
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
Pollinator protection is an important issue facing agriculture, land managers, beekeepers, and even homeowners. In order to foster communication between beekeepers and land managers, a working group of scientists, regulators, grower groups, and beekeepers MORE »– from Entomology
NC State Extension Water Quality Specalist, Mitch Woodward is on a mission to stop North Carolina’s #1 water pollutant. The problem starts right in our own backyards and each one of us has MORE »– from Gardening
Dr. Jeana Myers, soil scientist and Wake County Horticulture Agent, takes the listeners of Getting Dirty with Master Gardeners radio show on a tour of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences exhibit Dig It: The MORE »– from Gardening
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil Exhibit open through August 16, 2015 Wake county’s Horticulture Extension Agent, Dr. Jeana Myers, toured the NC Museum of Natural Science special exhibit Dig It: The Secrets of MORE »– from Gardening
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