The Dine-In Revival
Stay-at-home guidelines have eased, and many North Carolina restaurants are reopening their dining rooms. In the latest episode of CALS’ Farms, Food and You podcast, learn more about COVID-19’s impact on the restaurant industry, what the industry is doing to protect patrons and workers, and how you can help keep yourself and your community safe and healthy should you go out.
Burgers Done Right
Plan on firing up the grill for Independence Day? If you’ll be making hamburgers, check out our food safety pointers first.
Extension Helps Partners With Tailored Solutions for Physical Activity, Healthy Eating
NC State Extension project builds partnerships promoting healthy eating and physical activity to help prevent chronic disease.
New Ag Ed Scholarship Honors Retired Teacher
A new scholarship offered by CALS’ Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences will help juniors and seniors who want to be agricultural teachers but face financial or other obstacles.
Outstanding December Graduate: Maddie Ciszewski
As NC State student Maddie Ciszewski prepares for a career that brings together her passion for agriculture and for people, she’s been at the forefront of student-led efforts to help others learn more about aquaponics.
Making Hay: 4-H’ers Use Hay Bales to Spread Messages of Fun and Learning
What do fidget spinners, wise owls and gumball machines have in common? They are among the symbols young people used at the State Fair this year to spread the 4-H message.
Small Changes Yield Big Results
The research findings made headlines around the globe: Eating mindfully helps people lose weight. But the headlines tell just one part in a larger story of Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less, a groundbreaking weight management program that has helped more than 17,000 people over the past 16 years.
Extension Clinic Helps Beekeepers Protect Their Colonies
As news continues to grow about problems faced by honey bees, NC State Extension is using the latest science to help beekeepers assess one of the most important factors in their colonies’ success — the health of their queens.
New Program Addresses the Business of Farming
A new Executive Farm Management Program aims to help North Carolina farmers effectively lead complex organizations and compete on a global scale.
A Tree’s Life: Easy Citizen Science for Healthier Trees
Red maple trees have important jobs to do – and so could you, if you happen to have one in your yard and just a few minutes to spare each year.