Feb 15, 2021

Invasive Flies Prefer Untouched Territory When Laying Eggs

The finding raises questions about how the flies can tell whether a piece of fruit is virgin territory – and what that might mean for pest control.

Nov 6, 2020

Grow Box Gets Kids Growing — Fall Vegetables, That Is

Family life tends to run in constant motion, and the hectic pace can make it hard to slow down, spend time with each other and celebrate cherished relationships. Enter the Grow Box. 

Oct 27, 2020

Spectrum News: North Car­olinians Adapt to Remote Working and Learning

Mark Samberg, Ph.D., director of technology programs at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation–part of the NC State College of Education–shares how teachers have been adapting to remote learning since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Apr 23, 2020

NC State College of Education Award-Winning Alumni Share Tips for Virtual Teaching, Online Instruction

As the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak pushes education online, educators across the country are having to adapt to online instruction. A few of our alumni who have national, state and district-wide awards for their work in K-12 schools share how they are adjusting and offer their tips and advice for successful remote learning.

Apr 7, 2020

Alum Shows That Videos Can Promote Farm Tourism

In the midst of North Carolina’s thriving farm-to-fork movement, a recent graduate alumnus developed a series of videos that focus on the farmers behind some of the state’s best known local chefs. Bruno Ferreira, who earned his Ph.D. last fall […]

Apr 2, 2020

41 Participants Complete the Executive Farm Management Program

The Executive Farm Management’s 2020 program has seen 41 individuals across North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia become exposed to new tools in areas of strategy.

Mar 18, 2020

NC State Experts on COVID-19

Economy: Mike Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Extension Economist, can discuss the effects of COVID-19 on the U.S. economy. See his recent piece in The Conversation here. He can be reached at or 919.515.4671. Food safety: Ben Chapman, professor of agricultural and human services and food safety specialist, can discuss food preparation,…

Mar 13, 2020

Now What?

Without going far, kids can explore and learn from familiar environments. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, suggests five easy outdoor activities to try when your kids are feeling cooped up.

Feb 28, 2020

Cat Food Mystery Foils Diet Study

Cat food turns out to be something of a mystery.

Feb 20, 2020

These Tiny Tents Are Bee Research At Work

The tiny tents you see around NC State’s campus this semester are pollinator research in progress.