Extension Director Update | May-June 2022
Dr. Bonanno shares updates on Extension employee appreciation, new Extension marketing materials and remarks from Adrian Percy about the NC State Plant Sciences Initiative.
Extension Annual Conference Suggestions, Due 6/10
In an effort to ensure that the Extension Annual Conference offerings meet the needs of all attending, the program committee has created a form that allows participants to suggest ideas for workshops.
Extension Leadership Updates
Check-in on NC State Extension strategic planning activities, the partnership with N.C. A&T and personnel updates.
New Crop Profile for North Carolina Cucumber
Crop Profiles provide current agricultural data to government agencies, IR-4, State lead agencies, Extension, farmers, agricultural commodity organizations, health professionals, and others, and this year a team of six contributors developed a new crop profile for the NC cucumber.
Wolfpack Wellness: Black Health Lab
The Wolfpack Wellness Research Series is a collaboration between the university's wellness advisory committee, NC State Libraries and NC State's Wellness and Recreation. On May 20, from 2-2:30 p.m., Vanessa Volpe, Dept. of Psychology, will discuss her work in the Black Health Lab.
Susan Kelly to Oversee Extension County Operations
Susan Kelly has been hired as the NC State Extension Assistant Director for County Operations. Her primary responsibility will be to oversee NC State's operations at 101 local N.C. Cooperative Extension centers.
2021 NC State Extension Annual Report
We're excited to share with you the 2021 NC State Extension Annual Report, along with new and updated impact materials to support your local outreach.
Shorlette Ammons Appointed to New USDA Commission
USDA announced the members of its Equity Commission and Agriculture Subcommittee. The commission will serve to advance racial equity in the federal government.
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
With the looming threat of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, the Poultry ASAs have compiled a list of HPAI resources and authored an article outlining the importance of being vigilant during this disease threat.
County Extension 101
This episode will showcase Guilford, Stokes, Caswell, and Rockingham Counties. We’ll hear how Extension brings fun and learning to youth through 4-H summer activities. We’ll also see how Extension teaches financial literacy to local families.