At This Campus Lab, Worms Eat Your Leftovers
Worms at the NC State Composting Learning Lab recycle organic material like food waste into compost.
Healthy Eating Campaign Targets Mothers of Young Children
A new social marketing campaign launched by NC State’s SNAP-Ed Steps to Health program encourages mothers to model healthy eating for their young children.
Register Now for Carolina Meat Conference
The fifth annual Carolina Meat Conference, the country’s largest gathering of makers of pastured meat, will take place Sept. 25 and 26 at the Millennium Center in Winston-Salem.
Breeding Better Blueberries
Scientist Hamid Ashrafi builds on a strong NC State tradition in developing berries benefiting consumers and farmers alike.
AgPack Strong: ‘It All Starts With Our Youth’
State FFA Coordinator Jason Davis took a quick break from convention week to talk with us about his journey and the power of youth development programs like FFA.
Arboretum Director: Helping Your Garden Grow
You want a green thumb, but your plants are all brown. Learn how heat and soil affect your garden, and why you should think about getting rid of your lawn.
Is Biochar a Fix for Sandy Soils?
NC State Extension specialist launches a new research project to see if biochar in a field setting lives up to recent hype.
NC State Holds First N.C. Extension Master Gardener College
More than 100 Extension volunteers from across the state worked to improve their gardening GPA – “Good Planting Advice” – when they gathered at NC State University last week for the first-ever North Carolina Extension Master Gardener College.
AgPack Strong: A World of Possibilities
Kim Shearer, who earned NC State degrees in plant biology and horticultural science in 2013, is now the tree and shrub breeder at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill. Find out how she landed her dream job — and why plants make her happy.
Dole Appointed Associate Dean
Dr. John Dole has been appointed associate dean and director of academic programs for NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.