Extending Knowledge. Helping to Build Prosperity

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Ever wonder what NC Cooperative Extension does? We teach. We serve. We aspire.

NC State Extension helps build prosperity for North Carolina through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture, food nutrition and 4-H youth development. We don’t just conduct groundbreaking research; our people deliver solutions directly into the hands of North Carolinians. We . . .

  • connect farmers with research-based tools and technology to grow the $84 billion NC agriculture industry.
  • help North Carolinians make healthier decisions with programs for local foods, food safety and more.
  • have developed over 247,000 young people into active, contributing citizens across the state each year.

Learn more about Extensions by watching our NC Cooperative Extension Video