On The Farm

Dec 12, 2018  |  On The Farm

Supporting Local Businesses During the Holidays

As you go about your holiday shopping this year, don’t forget about local businesses like Sanderson Wreaths, who are using products from N.C. farms to create beautiful works of art.

Oct 23, 2018  |  On The Farm

How to Pick the Perfect Pumpkin

This most sincere pumpkin segment offers tips from NC State scientist Penny Perkins-Veazie on which types of pumpkins work best for your jack-o-lanterns and how to make the most out of your decorations.

Aug 15, 2018  |  On The Farm

N.C. Farm School is Helping a Flower Business Bloom

More and more people are taking an interest in agriculture, like Hannah Ross and her budding flower shop in Raleigh. Join us as we explore how Extension's farm school is helping Hannah and others pursue their dreams.

Jul 5, 2018  |  On The Farm

Protect the Pollinator – NC State Works to Preserve Billion Dollar Bees

Dwindling honey bee colonies are a global concern - a $15 billion concern. Bees help pollinate more than 100 crops, providing invaluable support to North Carolina's $84 billion agriculture industry. Busy bees, indeed.

May 23, 2018  |  On The Farm

Spring is for N.C. Strawberries

Strawberry breeder Gina Fernandez develops new strawberry varieties for North Carolina growers, which makes it easier for you to enjoy that strawberry shortcake or pick-your-own berries experience during the spring!

May 2, 2018  |  On The Farm

Science to Scoops: Behind-the-Scenes with NC State’s Dairy Enterprise System

Join Gary Cartwright as he introduces the one-of-a-kind Dairy Enterprise System at NC State, including an inside scoop on the university's Howling Cow brand of ice cream and treats.

Mar 18, 2018  |  On The Farm

Milk Safety and the N.C. Dairy Industry

We often get questions about the health benefits and safety of dairy products. What milk should I drink? Are there antibiotics or growth hormones in milk? Shannon Davidson, NC State Extension dairy specialist, has your answers.

Mar 18, 2018  |  On The Farm

Growing Farmers to Feed Our Future

NC State Extension and the Breeze Farm Incubator are addressing the need to develop future farmers, ensuring the sustainability of our state’s leading industry and the availability of foods and goods that support our society.

Mar 16, 2018  |  On The Farm

Discover Shiitake Mushrooms and Local Foods at Fogwood Farm

Brenda Sutton of Fogwood Farm grows the dark-loving delicacies that are shiitake mushrooms, along with blueberries and other fruits used to make jams and jellies, all of which they supply to local restaurants and stores.

Jun 12, 2017

City Kids Come To The Farm

Each spring CALS throws open the barn doors to thousands of area school children, teachers and families for a unique hands-on experience with agriculture.