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Healthy, active family - thanks to Steps To Health program.

May 24, 2017

Steps to Health

NC State's Steps to Health SNAP-Ed program educates and inspires limited resource North Carolinians to eat smart and move more through nutrition and food resource management education programs targeting elementary-aged children, adults, older adults, families, and Latino families. 

A sea of mortarboards at NC State commencement

May 10, 2017

Extraordinary Grads, Endless Opportunities

The homestretch is narrowing, and the end is in sight. Meet eight of the college’s outstanding students poised to receive degrees at commencement exercises this weekend. 

Portrait of Lane Michael Hall outside.

Apr 21, 2017

Student Spotlight: Hall Aspires to Lend a Hand for N.C. Agriculture

Junior soil science student Lane Michael Hall knows what he wants to do — to help North Carolina agriculture — and is busy getting it done. 

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Apr 3, 2017

Study IDs Ways to Encourage ‘Refuge’ Planting, Slowing Resistance to Bt Crops

A study finds a shortfall in the amount of “refuge” cropland being planted in NC – increasing the rate at which crop pests evolve the ability to devour genetically engineered Bt crops. 

Kids and parents dance with puppets at Farm to Fork event

Mar 22, 2017

Restaurant and Farm Pairings Set for 10th Anniversary Farm to Fork Picnic

Farm to Fork Picnic Weekend events will feature culinary historian Michael Twitty and celebrate relationships between local farmers, chefs and culinary artisans. 

Mar 7, 2017

Online Dashboards Illustrate Local Foods Spending Data

Where are North Carolinians buying local foods? How much are they spending? These are just some of the questions being answered through a collaboration of the NC 10% Campaign and RTI International. 

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Nov 22, 2016

Cooking Stuffing This Holiday? Here’s a Simple Way to Help Ward Off Foodborne Illness

Some food safety tips to help you avoid making loved ones sick this holiday season — because nothing ruins a get-together like projectile vomiting. 

Crowd of Wolfpack fans at game

Oct 19, 2016

Celebrate All Things NC State During Red and White Week

The annual Red and White Week leading up to next Saturday’s Homecoming football game against Boston College at Carter-Finley will have a slew of activities, from Chancellor Randy Woodson’s annual fall address next Friday afternoon to food and beer presentations to free Howling Cow ice cream on Stafford Commons for students. 

May 5, 2015

Top 5 Reasons to Garden for Native Bees

Five good reasons to take steps to make your garden welcoming to native bee species. 

Apr 16, 2015

Fish type, body size can help predict nutrient recycling rates

NC State University associate professor Craig Layman and colleagues show that ecologists can better predict the rates of how chemical nutrients are transferred by fish if they know the various fish species living in an ecosystem, along with the body size of the fish.