The State of North Carolina Agriculture
North Carolina’s agriculture and agribusiness industry remains a powerhouse, generating about one-sixth of the state’s income and jobs. In the latest episode of Farms, Food and You, hear more about a recently released industry snapshot and hear what farmers and others have to say about the state of the industry today.
Ag, Agribusiness Generate a Sixth of N.C. Income, Jobs
The latest figures from NC State University economist Mike Walden show the industry generates $92.7 billion in annual income to the state. However, the number for 2020 will likely fall due to COVID-19.
Farmworker Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Farmworkers are essential to our lives. During the COVID-19 pandemic, their work hasn’t stopped. Learn more about the risks they face and what NC State Extension and others are doing to help lower those risks.
The Shows, and the Contests, Go On
Despite widespread event cancellations, 4-H horse and livestock contests and events went on, thanks to extension professionals who found innovative ways to use technology to bring these events home.
In the Cards
Extension family and consumer sciences professionals across North Carolina are working together to ensure families in crisis have the information they need to bring healthy, safe meals to the table.
The Dine-In Revival
Stay-at-home guidelines have eased, and many North Carolina restaurants are reopening their dining rooms. In the latest episode of CALS' Farms, Food and You podcast, learn more about COVID-19's impact on the restaurant industry, what the industry is doing to protect patrons and workers, and how you can help keep yourself and your community safe and healthy should you go out.
How That Pig Got to the Market — and the Roadblocks Caused by COVID-19
Find out more in the first episode of Farms, Food and You, a CALS podcast series.
There’s No Stopping Rachel Brown
Throughout her time at NC State, recent graduate Brown has been contributed eagerly and often to the college community and to the growth of school students. Not even the COVID-19 pandemic could slow her momentum.
Until We Meet Again
Ph.D. graduate Matthew Warren leaves a legacy of nutrition research and peer mentoring at NC State as he takes on a new biomedical science position.
On his path toward a career in international development, Mark Watson has built an expansive portfolio. He's earned three majors, two minors and two concentrations; gained research experience in Lima, Peru, and at NC State; and developed and led a student club on the cutting-edge practice of vertical farming.