The Cooperative Extension provides educational programming to residents about horticulture, livestock, farm crops, poultry, and pesticides. They also administer the local 4-H youth program and offer Serv Safe classes.
This department is in joint partnership with NC State University, USDA, and Alamance County.
Workload Measures 2017/2018
Number of residents served directly through one-on-one visits and programs:
Number of residents served through telephone calls, emails and newsletters:
|Alamance County Master Gardener Volunteers will provide 2,600 hours of consultation|
and volunteer services to Cooperative Extension and Alamance County citizens
|$57,000 will be saved for Alamance County through Master Gardener volunteer efforts in lieu of staff||In Progress|
|225 licensed pesticide applicators will receive recertification training||In Progress|
|800 youth will participate in the 4-H Embryology program||In Progress|
|85%of embryology program student participants will demonstrate they have gained knowledge from the activity||In Progress|
|4-H Club and Special Interest program participants will increase from 300 youth reached in 2016/17 to 325 in 2017/18||In Progress|
|Alamance County livestock owners will have a net income gain of at least $50,000 in total|
by adopting extension-recommended best management practices related to husbandry, improved planning, marketing, and financial practices through offered Extension training programs