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Agricultural and Human Sciences

Apr 10, 2024

Journey to Excellence: Jillian Ford’s Path in Agricultural Education at NC State

Growing up around her family’s wholesale plant nursery in eastern NC, Jillian Ford developed an appreciation for agriculture. Learn how she turned that into three degrees from NC State. 

Apr 8, 2024

Virginia Stage and Colleagues: White House Champions of Open Science in Education

FoodMASTER Initiative, along with Virginia Stage, was recently honored during the White House Open Science Recognition Challenge, earning the title of Champion of Open Science to Advance Education. 

Apr 5, 2024

Schulman Receives Award at the NC Agricultural Health & Safety Symposium

Michael Shulman was recognized as the Excellence in Agromedicine Research recipient at the NC Agricultural Health & Safety Symposium. 

Apr 3, 2024

AHS Students Present at Graduate Student Research Symposium

The 17th Annual NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium was held today at the McKimmon Center. The symposium featured four students from the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences, including Abasiama-Arit Aniche, Jillian Ford, Saifur Rahman, and Elisabeth Ramsey. 

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.  

Mar 29, 2024

Cultivating Tomorrow’s Leaders in Agricultural Education

Following in their father's footsteps, Tori Gwaltney was introduced to 4-H at a young age. Captivated by the program, they grew to become an ag educator. 

NC State belltower on a sunny day

Mar 27, 2024

AHS Published Research for Winter 2023/2024

Learn more about the diverse body of work that the Agricultural and Human Science faculty and staff contributed to through publications this quarter. 

Mar 5, 2024

Empowering Faith Communities with Christian Woods

Growing up with parents immersed in the education field, Christian Woods found himself engaged with families, youth, and communities from an early age. Learn more about his passion for the faith communities. 

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. 

Feb 25, 2024

Jawan Burwell’s Journey: From Camp Counselor to Youth Advocate

Spending several summers working as a summer camp counselor, Jawan Burwell started his venture into supporting youth and families. Though he had found his passion, it wasn’t a direct path…