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Author: Julie Hayworth-Perman

Woman wearing helmut on brown horse

Aug 7, 2019

Franklin County Horse Farm Tour Combines Demonstrations with Extension Education

N.C. Cooperative Extension delivers research-backed knowledge from the state’s land grant universities directly to the public. In this case, that means connecting the horse community with information and learning opportunities in Franklin County. 

Extension Master Food Volunteers conduct a cooking demonstration.

May 28, 2019

A Day Without Food? Not If This Extension Program Can Help It.

For 50 years, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program from N.C. Cooperative Extension has been fighting to free individuals from food insecurity, poor nutrition and choices that are detrimental to the health of families. 

4-H's Daniel Collins

Nov 21, 2018

States’ 4-H International Honors NC State Extension’s Daniel Collins

The non-profit organization, which conducts cultural immersion programs with Extension 4-H centers around the world, recently presented NC State Extension's own Daniel Collins with the 2018 Rookie of the Year award. 

three girls sitting with a backpack

Aug 15, 2018

Local NBA Star Sends Seven Kids to N.C. 4-H Camp

Atlanta Hawks shooting guard and Bertie County, North Carolina, native Kent Bazemore recently treated seven first-time summer campers to the N.C. 4-H camp that helped shape his own childhood experiences. 

Extension Master Food Volunteers conduct a cooking demonstration.

May 22, 2018

Extension Launches Master Food Volunteer Program

North Carolina Cooperative Extension is actively recruiting volunteers to the new Extension Master Food Volunteer (EMFV) program. Once trained, EMFVs will play a much-needed role in supporting family and consumer sciences (FCS) Extension agents as they work in the community to help influence healthy behaviors. 

A Food Corps volunteer shows a group of children vegetables just pulled from the ground.

Apr 4, 2018

Straight from the Kitchen, Garden and Farm: Homegrown Educates, Connects North Carolinians

Homegrown, a new educational video series from NC State Extension, aims to reconnect people to the food, landscapes and agriculture of North Carolina. 

a garden shed with all the tools of the gardener

Mar 20, 2018

Long-Awaited Extension Gardener Handbook Now Available

A new award-winning gardening handbook published by NC State Extension has arrived on the market. The North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook offers practical guidelines for bringing the best in research-driven, environmentally responsible gardening practices right to your own garden, lawn or landscape. 

Group shot between two MyPI posters.

Feb 20, 2018

CALS Professor Leads Statewide Youth Disaster Preparedness Initiative

The first NC delegation of trainers for MyPI, a program that prepares youth to become safety leaders in their homes and communities, completed training at NC State last week.