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June 2017

Lee County Extension profiles women in agriculture

Jun 30, 2017

Lee County Extension’s Women in Ag: Sustaining the Family Farm

Meet Mary Beth and Anna Jackson in the second installment of monthly series Reshaping the Landscape: Women Impacting Lee County Agriculture, developed through N.C. Cooperative Extension. 

strawberries in a bowl

Jun 29, 2017

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. 

Amanda Guthrie holding baby tiger

Jun 27, 2017

Zoo Veterinarian and CALS Grad Amanda Guthrie: “Be Fearless”

Amanda Guthrie is living her dream as senior veterinary officer at the ZSL London Zoo, overseeing the care of nearly 20,000 animals. 

Two men carving meat

Jun 27, 2017

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. 

blueberries in the field

Jun 26, 2017

Breeding Better Blueberries

Scientist Hamid Ashrafi builds on a strong NC State tradition in developing berries benefiting consumers and farmers alike. 

Bumblee on a flower

Jun 26, 2017

Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees

A new study from North Carolina State University finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase. 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Jun 26, 2017

Economic Perspective: School Quality and Home Values

Is there a link between school quality and home values? NC State University economist Mike Walden presents a few studies on the matter. 

Two researchers with two chicks

Jun 23, 2017

Livingston Seeks to Enhance Natural Antibiotics in Poultry

With consumers increasingly concerned about antibiotics in poultry, NC State University researcher Kimberly Livingston is partnering with a feed additive and animal nutrition company to find a way to raise healthier poultry without them. 

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Jun 23, 2017

You Decide: Can Pro Sports Teams Spur Economic Development?

Major league sports are big business in today's world. Does the community see the investment return in it's local economy though? NC State University economist Mike Walden breaks it down the numbers. 

State FFA Coordinator Jason Davis

Jun 21, 2017

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.