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October 2019

Oct 31, 2019

Pastured Poultry Tools for Beginning Farmers Now Online

Imagine - you want to start a backyard chicken flock. You see a perfect Extension workshop, but it's four hours away in another county. Don't despair! Now you have another way to learn: NC Choices webinars 

Young woman holding a bowl of ice cream

Oct 31, 2019

Scoop, Eat, Learn at New Education Center and Creamery

NC State dedicated its new Howling Cow Dairy Education Center and Creamery this week, with plans to open the building to the public in November. 

Dorcas Mabiala

Oct 31, 2019

A ‘Big Red Letter’ Changed Everything

Nutrition science major Dorcas Mabiala’s extraordinary experiences at NC State have included undergraduate research and involvement with the Albright Entrepreneurs Village, University Tutorial Center and TRIO Support Services. 

Spider in a web

Oct 29, 2019

Podcast: Entomologist Matt Bertone Debunks a Few Arachnid Myths

Spiders have a special place in Halloween lore, but they’re more than creepy crawlers. 

CALS Homegrown Wagon Full Of Pumpkins Pick The Best

Oct 29, 2019

How to Pick the Perfect Pumpkin

There may be no better symbol for the fall season than the pumpkin. Learn how to find the perfect one. 

Ms. Wuf and a female student

Oct 29, 2019

Show Your Thanks on Pack Appreciation Day

Kick off Red and White Week by showing donors who support programs, facilities, research, experiences and scholarships at NC State how much they are appreciated. 

Candy Orr at the pesticide storage complex.

Oct 28, 2019

Candy Orr Honored for Leadership in Agricultural Health and Safety

Candy Orr has devoted her 24-year career to ensuring the safety and well-being of those she works with. She was recognized for her safety leadership with an award from NC State and Eastman Chemical Company. 

People walking along a nature trail

Oct 25, 2019

Addressing Mental Health

The Counseling Center and the Department of Horticultural Science co-host Flourish, a program that allows students to decompress through gardening and time in nature. 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Oct 25, 2019

You Decide: Are Cities Losing Their Luster?

Cities have seen a revival in the 21st century, but can the downtown boom last forever? 

Hands holding a cellphone in a field

Oct 24, 2019

Interpreting the Growing Field of On-Farm Data

NC State researchers recently completed a study illustrating the dilemma farmers face when evaluating if a high tech investment will reap reliable farm results.