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 rivers of Chatham County provide important natural resources for our community, including fish and wildlife habitat, recreation opportunities, and drinking water. Chatham Conservation Partnership (CCP) will hold its first quarterly meeting of the MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
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
Revised June 27, 2014 Prepared by Guido van der Hoeven, Extension Specialist / Senior Lecturer, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, NC State University, firstname.lastname@example.org Tax Clarification resulting from HOUSE BILL 1050 In MORE »
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
Most people know compost as a beneficial material used in gardens and landscapes to improve soil structure, used to increase drainage in clay soils, or to retain moisture and nutrients in sandy soils. MORE »