With abundant cold-water resources in the west and a long coastline to the east, North Carolina is a natural for aquaculture, and aquaculture has been among the fastest-growing segments of the state’s agriculture sector. North Carolina Cooperative Extension focuses on providing growers the information they need to continue growing this industry.
By ANDREW POLLACKNOV. 19, 2015 Federal regulators on Thursday approved a genetically engineered salmon as fit for consumption, making it the first genetically altered animal to be cleared for American supermarkets and dinner MORE »– from Ag BioTech
NC AgVentures, a NC Cooperative Extension program provides grants to NC farmers for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. The program will award an average of $5,000 to $12,000. MORE »– from NC AgVentures
By Becky L. Bowen, J.D., Program Manager, CultivateNC I had the good fortune this month to attend the Cross-Currents: Art + Agriculture Powering Rural Economies conference sponsored by Art Force and the National MORE »– from Community Development
NC Cooperative Extension agents came to three workshops, presented by NC THRIVE on Alternative Business Structures, Extension as Economic Development, and Non-Profit Governance. Post-presentation feedback was overwhelmingly positive. The banter in the room at MORE »– from Community Development