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Mar 31, 2020
Johnston County 4-H Count Chickens and Facebook Views
The closing of all North Carolina schools because of the coronavirus put a damper on many class projects across the state, but in Johnston County, an innovative 4-H agent took the program in a new direction.
Mar 30, 2020 | Research
Fertilizer of the Future
An interdisciplinary team led by Katharina Stapelmann is setting out on an ambitious three-year project to completely rethink how nitrogen-based fertilizers are produced and used. From on-farm fertilizer production to on-demand, precision irrigation, their project aims to cut energy use, protect the water supply and increase yields.
Mar 22, 2020
Combating Stress and Anxiety in Family Life
While stress is the new norm, NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Kimberly Allen shares ways in which we can reduce stress and anxiety.
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Apr 1, 2020
10,000 Photos of the Wild Life in Homes (and Counting)
Roughly a year and half ago we set out with participants around the world to begin cataloguing the animals living in homes with iNaturalist. Thanks to more than 2000 participants, we can now tell you what we’re finding.
Apr 1, 2020
Quick and Tasty Edibles for Spring
Now is the perfect time to start a small garden at home. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, reviews a number of vegetables that families can grow within two months.