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Author: Dee Shore

May 19, 2021

Haynes-Maslow Tapped for Vaccine Education Program

A CALS associate professor will help guide market research for a national vaccine education program involving USDA-NIFA, the CDC and the Cooperative Extension System. 

Young men digging and filling a wheelbarrow

Dec 22, 2020

Giving Back: Kamal Bell and Sankofa Farms

Kamal Bell isn’t your stereotypical North Carolina farmer, and his Orange County farm isn’t your everyday farm. There, he’s not just farming, he’s also teaching — and doing both in ways aimed at raising the quality of life for people in his nearby hometown of Durham. 

photograph of Kimberly Allen

Aug 26, 2020

Allen Named Associate Director for Academic Programs

The youth, family and community sciences professor will coordinate student success programs, lead graduate programs and manage distance education, summer school and non-credit course programs. 

A poster in a window at The Pit restaurant features a pointing Uncle Sam with the slogan, "I want you to social distance."

Jun 2, 2020

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. 

Nov 13, 2019

Veterans on the Farm

Two former military couples use their North Carolina Farm School experiences to introduce other veterans to opportunities in farming. 

Two hamburgers cooking on a grill

Jul 2, 2019

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. 

Two people shake hands. Playground equipment behind them.

Apr 16, 2019

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. 

Two men seated at a table, signing papers.

Mar 1, 2018

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. 

Student with float bed used to grow lettuce

Nov 28, 2017

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. 

With the help of their 4-H agent and volunteer, Mitchell County 4-H'ers decorate hay bales at the State Fair.

Nov 2, 2017

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.