Extension

Jul 28, 2020  |  Extension

Extension Fills Field Day Void

NC Extension agents like Jenny Carleo are tapping video technology to fill the void of canceled field day gatherings. It’s a new, timely skill set that agents are scrambling to master for their clients’ benefit.

Jul 13, 2020

New Extension Virtual Event Library

Crop and Soil Sciences introduces a living library of recorded Extension training videos suited for both growers and industry professionals.

Jul 8, 2020  |  Extension

2020 Tobacco Field Day Goes Virtual

The 2020 Tobacco Field Day will be held as a series of recorded expert presentations starting 7/13 suited to both growers and industry professionals. 

Jun 22, 2020  |  Department Events

Online Turfgrass Field Day #1 is 6/24

NC State's annual Turfgrass Field Day is usually a huge, humid, one-day event in August.  But as with everything 2020, this year it's changing - and offering unique opportunities.

Jun 8, 2020  |  Extension

Decision Tools Bolster Cotton Picks

Not all farms grow food. Cotton is NC’s second-largest cash crop with over a half-million acres grown each year. NC State Crop and Soil Sciences Extension offers agronomic decision tools to help growers navigate their way to success.

Apr 30, 2020

Duplin County 4-H Sprouts Online Programs

Unwilling to lose touch with her 4-H students, Duplin County Extension Program Assistant and NC State student Charmae Kendall launched several online activities for 4-Hers stuck at home.

Apr 13, 2020  |  Academics

Agroecology Farm Goes Solo with Big Impact

NC State’s Agroecology Education Farm is normally a bustling hub of student and volunteer activity.  But now, farm manager Alison Reeves is farming solo but making a big impact on campus and in the community.

Apr 6, 2020  |  Extension

Tobacco Planting Persists

North Carolina tobacco growers are experiencing a 1-2 punch from COVID-19 - both in market demand and production.  While tobacco isn’t a food crop, it does play an important role on many family farms and to NC’s farm economy - especially in rural areas.  NC State Extension is working with growers to connect the dots in this unusual planting season.

Apr 1, 2020  |  Extension

Small Grains Field Day Goes Virtual

The Small Grains Field Day was supposed to happen on Wednesday, March 18, at the Piedmont Research Station in Salisbury. Everything that would have been presented in-person at the field day was instead recorded and published in videos – creating the Small Grains Virtual Field Day.

Dec 2, 2019  |  Faculty Focus

Meet the Hemp Grower’s Guide – David Suchoff

Hemp is a hot, emerging market. To help growers produce a profitable hemp crop, David Suchoff joins Crop and Soil Sciences as our new Alternative Crops Extension Specialist.