College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Cooperative Extension

Robeson County Growers are 2022 Small Farmers of the Year  

Millard and Connie Locklear of New Ground Farm, LLC, were named Small Farmers of the Year on Wednesday as part of Cooperative Extension at A&T's 36th annual Small Farms Week.   [Read the Full Story]

Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T provides research-based information to North Carolinians with social, culturaland economic barriers to upward mobility so that they can make decisions that improve their communities and their lives. As the outreach arm of the university’s College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Extension includes subject-matter specialists and county-based agents and paraprofessionals who deliver programs through centers across the state. Extension professionals use a variety of delivery methods – from one-on-one demonstrations to videoconferencing and online computer assisted training – to address the needs of individuals, small farmers, families, youth and communities with limited resources. Programs focus on strategic priorities areas:  

 

Points of Pride

500K+

Contacts each year

15K

Youth learned STEM skills last year

100

Counties benefit from our programs

Points of Pride
To see our full Points of Pride please download our PDF

Two new publications from N.C. A&T Cooperative Extension

All About Hemp

This guide contains USDA hemp regulations, which North Carolina will follow starting Jan. 1, 2022.  Click to open an interactive flipbook of the magazine where you can also download the PDF version.

High Tunnel Farming

Click to open an interactive flipbook of the magazine where you can also download the PDF version.