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AHS Blog Series

May 1, 2024

AHS May Blog: Last Chance to Enroll in NC Prevents Diabetes Prevention Program!

Learn more about the last opportunity to join the Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes program. 

Canning Season

Apr 1, 2024

AHS April Blog: Preparing for the Canning Season

It’s spring time! The start of the canning season is right around the corner. Are you prepared? There are a few tasks to do before you start canning your delicious strawberry jam or pressure canning your green beans from the garden.  

Picture of tomato and colorful salad

Mar 1, 2024

AHS March Blog: EFNEP – Improving North Carolinians Health: 55 Years and Counting

In the March AHS blog post, Megan Halbohm, EFNEP technology and training leader and extension associate, highlight the importance of EFNEP during National Nutrition Month. 

Jan 16, 2024

AHS January Blog: Ag Communicators Program Grows in Second Year

The January AHS Blog post highlights how the Agricultural Communicators Program has continued to grow on campus as it enters it's second year. 

Photo of students in caps and gowns at NC State commencement

Dec 4, 2023

AHS December Blog: 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. 

ChocolateChoclate sweets with Christmas decor

Nov 20, 2023

AHS November Blog: 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. 

Oct 2, 2023

AHS October Blog: Advocating for Immigration Reform and Making a Difference

In a world filled with complex issues and challenges, there are individuals who stand out for their unwavering dedication to creating positive change. Sasha Saggoo, one of the Oaks Leadership Scholars, is one such inspiring individual. 

Sep 7, 2023

AHS September Blog: Out-of-School Time Programs: A Critical Resource for Families

In our September AHS blog, we explore issues that families are facing with out-of-school time care and the impact it can have. 

Aug 2, 2023

AHS August Blog: This School Year, Let’s Choose School Meals!

This month, many families across North Carolina (NC) face a new school year, and the question many parents are asking is “what will my child eat for breakfast and lunch?” 

Jul 17, 2023

AHS July Blog: The Beauty of Farmland

In the July AHS blog post, AHS graduate student Sarah Smart, examines how to protect your family farm from development in North Carolina.