Stories From Mar 2020

Mar 31, 2020

Johnston County 4-H Counts 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

Helping Farmers Find New Ways to Sell

During a time of social distancing, Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative Extension agent in Chatham County, is helping farmers create online stores for their farms.

Mar 30, 2020

Top 10 Resources for NC State Distance Education Students

If you are just beginning an online program, or have found yourself transitioning to online classes here are a few resources from NC State to help you succeed.

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 30, 2020

Cancer Research Personal for CALS Student

Brianna Harvey, a double major in biochemistry and human biology, wants to be a catalyst in helping to find a cure for cancer. Her mission is a bit personal.

Mar 28, 2020

Knee-Deep in Dragonfly, Water Quality Research

April Sharp is an Applied Ecology minor, studying environmental sciences and entomology. She is researching the composition and distribution of aquatic macroinvertebrates like dragonflies.

Mar 27, 2020

You Decide: How Will the Economy Change After the Virus Crisis?

Society tends to change after crises. How could our society change after the current one has passed?

Mar 26, 2020

Moving Classes Online: Tips From Professor Kim Allen

NC State Extension specialist and associate professor Kim Allen has taught classes online for 10 years. She provides several tips for how to transition your classes online.

Mar 25, 2020  |  Extension

NC State Extension Launches Portal for COVID-19 Resources

NC State Extension specialists and subject matter experts launched a COVID-19 Resources and Information Portal to provide research-based information to help North Carolinians navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.