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Author: Natalie Hampton

Mar 13, 2015

‘Wine to Water’ founder visits CALS

Doc Hendley of the non-profit Wine to Water was the inaugural speaker for the Gordon Philanthropy Seminar Series. 

Mar 11, 2015

Zublena, Cooperative Extension Service director, retires July 1

Dr. Joseph P. Zublena, director of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service and associate dean for NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is retiring effective July 1. 

Mar 10, 2015

NC State releases first Agromedicine Dictionary

Dr. Ernest Hodgson, professor emeritus from NC State University, and colleagues have released the first Dictionary of Agromedicine, available online. The dictionary provides agromedicine practitioners with a common language for their field and defines agromedicine as a discipline of its own. 

Feb 20, 2015

Howling Cow’s pink ice cream will support Hoops 4Hope

Basketball fans attending the 10th annual NC State Wolfpack women’s Hoops 4Hope game on Sunday, Feb. 22, will wear their traditional pink, but they’ll also have a chance to eat a little pink for a good cause. NC State University Howling Cow® Ice Cream will debut a one-time edition flavor, “Kay Yow Pink Peppermint,” at the 10th Annual Hoops 4Hope basketball game 

Feb 11, 2015

Seven students named as CALS’ first Warren Leaders

Seven undergraduate students in NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, have been chosen for the 2015 inaugural class of the Warren Leadership and Public Policy Fellows. 

Feb 4, 2015

NC-VA Hops Conference brings together growers, brewers

Hop growers and brewers in North Carolina and Virginia are invited to attend the first NC-VA Hops Conference and Beginning Hop Farmer Conference, March 13-14 at North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s Forsyth County Center, Winston-Salem. 

Jan 9, 2015

Food safety course helps managers ensure quality

A certificate program for food safety managers, developed NC State's DELTA distance learning group, helps develop employees trained to ensure the safety and quality of the food we eat. 

Jan 8, 2015

Elaine Marshall inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame

N.C. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame this past October, in recognition of her lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H. Honored by the North Carolina 4-H Youth Development Program, Marshall was among 14 people inducted during the ceremony at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md. 

Dec 16, 2014

NC State buddleia recognized by gardening group

A pink buddleia developed by Dr. Dennis Werner, JC Raulston Distinguished Professor of Horticultural Science at NC State University, received one of two 2015 Green Thumb Awards from the Direct Gardening Association. 

Dec 11, 2014

ESP tours environmental farming center during annual meeting

Cows, calves and hoop houses were among the attractions at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, as North Carolina's Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi toured the center last month. The tour was part of ESP Xi Chapter's annual meeting, held over lunch at the extension center in nearby Johnston County.