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Mushroom workshops

These workshops will show you how to earn income from hardwood forests, growing shiitake mushrooms.

Shiitake mushrooms

Mushroom workshops

These workshops will show you how to earn income from hardwood forests, growing shiitake mushrooms.

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Find your Soil Test

Soil test reports are now sent electronically! Click here to Find Soil Report! If you need assistance retrieving or interpreting your report please contact the office!

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Moore County Farmers

Enjoy fresh and homegrown fruits, vegetables and meats at the Moore County Farmers Markets.  Take home fresh flowers, crafts and freshly baked breads and pastries.  Support your local community and make new friends!  See you there! Markets open mid-April.  http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/All-Farmers-Mkts-Card-20131.doc

Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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National Survey of Organic Farmers

Press release from the Organic Farming Research Foundation: Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) Kicks Off 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers OFRF’s 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers will begin landing in e-mail boxes MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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Working Forest Summit for North Carolina Landowners

Whether you have forestland already, or considering how to better utilize your land, this Conference will provide valuable information to help you manage your most  important asset. For more information, or to pre-register: MORE »

Current Soybean Insect Thesholds popular

I’ve been getting a lot of questions on soybean insect thresholds.  You can always find them on the soybean portal here, but this article will also list them.  Note that our stink bug MORE » – from   Soybeans


Avian Flu and how it may affect You!

How can this current stain of High Path Avian Flu affect You?  There are several layers to this question. It really affects EVERYONE! From a Human Health Standpoint, so far no one has MORE »

Farm School for Vets

The Farm School for Veterans is a six session educational program to equip military families to plan and implement a sustainable and diversified small farm. The school offers three classroom seminars, designed to MORE »

NC Horse Blog

Check out the NC Horse Blog with articles on management, nutrition and forages, health care and diseases, reproduction/breeding/foaling, and other topics every week!  The blog can be MORE »

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Choosing the right blanket for your horse!

With cooler weather quickly approaching and talk of a long winter it’s time to begin looking at getting the blankets out or purchasing new ones for your horses! Remember when considering the type MORE »

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Moore County 4H Heifer and Goat Show a Success!

More than 50 North Carolina youth from across numerous counties traveled to the Moore County Agricultural Fair Grounds in Carthage on September 13th to compete in the Moore County Farm Credit Livestock Circuit MORE »

Farm School Summit August 28

Considering starting a small farm venture? Want to learn more about sustainable farming methods, small scale livestock and produce ventures? Can I earn income on limited acreage? Perhaps the Farm School Summit is MORE »

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Moore County Internship Academy Thu Jul 30 - Fri Aug 7, 2015 - ALL DAY— 10 hours away
[ProNR] Working Forest Summit 2Mon Aug 10, 2015
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Moore County Cooperative Extension, 707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC 28327
— 2 weeks away
PLT K-8 WorkshopSat Aug 29, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Agape Center for EE, 1369 Tyler Dewar Lane, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
— 1 month away
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