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Dec 7, 2023

From Rural Roots to Extension Excellence

Growing up surrounded by cattle and the Christmas tree industry in Ashe County, Alex Kissinger developed a profound connection to agriculture. This passion for farming grew during high school, his… 

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Dec 6, 2023

California, Candy and Consumers

NC State experts explain how one state’s ban on four food additives could affect consumers and food processors across the country. 

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Dec 4, 2023

EFNEP Staff Improving Their Own Lives Through Higher Education

Learn how staff members of the EFNEP program are improving their own lives by earning higher education degrees. 

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Dec 1, 2023

AHS Published Research for Fall 2023

Learn more about the diverse body of work that the Agricultural and Human Science faculty and staff contributed to through publications this quarter. 

Nov 29, 2023

Dunn Inducted to Eat Smart, Move More Hall of Fame

Carolyn Dunn, a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and former department head for AHS was honored with induction into the Eat Smart, Move More Hall of Fame 

Nov 27, 2023

A Journey from the Farm to the Classroom

Learn how Missy Swain developed a profound passion for agriculture through her involvement in 4-H and FFA and carried that passion to the classroom. 


Nov 22, 2023

5 Tips for Thawing Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Food safety expert Ben Chapman offers tips on buying and thawing your Thanksgiving bird to ensure a safe and healthy feast for the entire family. 

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Nov 20, 2023

Finding the Sweet Spot: Navigating the Overflow of Sweets During this Holiday Season

For the AHS November Blog, the department will provide information on how to navigate the overflow of sweets during the holidays. 

More PEAS Please! Event

Nov 17, 2023

More PEAS Please!

Virginia Stage and Jocelyn Dixon recently led a kick-off workshop providing professional development to preschool teachers and staff for the More PEAS Please! program. 

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Nov 15, 2023

2023 Promoted and Tenured Faculty

Promotion and tenure mark major milestones in the academic lives of NC State faculty. Promoted faculty have met rigorous standards in their realms of responsibility, and tenured faculty have made a significant impact in their discipline. This year, we recognize 107 faculty for these achievements.