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Oct 17, 2022

Do I Need to Refrigerate Pumpkin Pie? Food Safety Info for Pumpkin Season

October is pumpkin season, which raises questions about food safety for everything from pumpkin pie to pumpkin seeds. 

Sep 26, 2022

The Importance of Extension Farmworker Safety and Health With Roberto Rosales

Gabby Whorley, Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, prepared an exceptional Career Pathways Lab blog post on The Importance of Extension Farmworker Safety and Health With Roberto Rosales. 

Jul 11, 2022

A Caregiver’s Guide to Supporting Latino LGBTQ+ Youth

Maru Gonzalez, along with colleagues at SHIFT NC, has created a resource guide to assist parents, caregivers and loved ones of Latino LGBTQ+ Youth. 

Jul 1, 2022

AHS and 4-H Colleagues Receive $1.2M Grant From CYFAR

Dr. Autumn Guin and colleagues have been awarded a CYFAR grant to implement research-based STEM curricula in grades 6-8 in rural communities in four NC counties. 

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Jun 20, 2022

AHS Faculty Member Awarded USDA Grant

Dr. Dara Bloom was awarded a USDA grant to build a statewide collaborative to connect local food systems and early childhood partners. 

Jun 3, 2022

Steps to Health Toolkits Become Eligible for National SNAP-ED Toolkit

The Steps to Health team had three of their toolkits accepted for the SNAP-Ed Toolkit, making them eligible for use nationwide. 

Apr 19, 2022

Four Helpful Tips to Reduce Food Waste

Up to 40% of the food grown, prepared or sold in the United States is wasted. 

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Apr 4, 2022

In Food Safety Study, 25% of Participants Contaminated Salad with Raw Chicken

The study highlights the importance of hand-washing and cleaning and sanitizing the kitchen. 

Dec 16, 2021

Study Examines LGBTQ+ Competencies Among 4-H Professionals

A first-of-its-kind study revealed a gap between knowledge and skills of 4-H professionals in engaging and developing programs for LGBTQ+ youth in 4-H across North Carolina. 

Nov 9, 2021

Boots on the Ground Program Expands Reach of Veteran Apprenticeship Farming in North Carolina

NC State faculty member’s newly awarded NIFA grant will provide long-term training to veterans who are interested in farming.