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Identifying Poisonous Plants
Poison ivy, oak and sumac are itchy summer staples in North Carolina. Matt Jones, horticulture expert with N.C. Cooperative Extension helps us identify poisonous plants.Read more
COVID-19 Updates More Updates
Jul 6, 2020
Ag, Agribusiness Generate a Sixth of N.C. Income, Jobs
The latest figures from NC State University economist Mike Walden show the industry generates $92.7 billion in annual income to the state. However, the number for 2020 will likely fall due to COVID-19.
Jun 17, 2020
Farmworker Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Farmworkers are essential to our lives. During the COVID-19 pandemic, their work hasn’t stopped. Learn more about the risks they face and what NC State Extension and others are doing to help lower those risks.
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Jul 7, 2020
The State of North Carolina Agriculture
North Carolina’s agriculture and agribusiness industry remains a powerhouse, generating about one-sixth of the state’s income and jobs. In the latest episode of Farms, Food and You, hear more about a recently released industry snapshot and hear what farmers and others have to say about the state of the industry today.
Beaming With Excitement
NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson thanks supporters of the NC State University Plant Sciences building as members of our community sign the final beam being placed into the building. The facility is expected to open in the winter of 2022.
Freezing Bulk Poultry at Home
Candice Christian, consumer and retail food safety expert with NC State Extension, talks us through the basics of packaging and freezing poultry for optimum freshness and safety.
Leading the Way
Our agricultural research has a massive economic impact on rural North Carolina.
ROI: NC State Extension's work helps fuel the N.C. economy by delivering solutions directly into the hands of the state's citizens.
Nearly all CALS students with high-need degrees graduate with jobs that have salaries well above the state’s median income.