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Mar 5, 2019

Plant Sciences Launch Director’s Report

Plant Sciences Launch Director's update - what to look for in 2019.

Feb 18, 2019

Blue Cross NC Invests $5 Million to Combat Diabetes

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina's investment in Diabetes Free NC will cut diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes by expanding free access to diabetes prevention programs throughout the state.

Feb 12, 2019

Fueling the Future: Elephant Grass as Potential Biofuel Material (And More)

A common perennial grass may hold uncommon promise for research, agriculture and industry – and it may even fuel the future. A team of NC State scientists are exploring the potential of miscanthus.

Feb 1, 2019

New Project Supports Beginner Meat Producers in NC

NC Choices has launched a new project aimed at increasing the number of beginning farmers in North Carolina raising meat in either pasture-based or silvopasture systems.

Jan 30, 2019  |  NC State Economist

2019 Economic Outlook: The Late Innings of Growth?

With decade-low unemployment and accelerating labor productivity – but also a trade war with China and a sputtering stock market – where will our focus lie when we look back on 2018? In this NC State Economist, Mike Walden unpacks the top economic issues and opportunities of 2018, with a look ahead to 2019.

Jan 22, 2019

Sporting Event Benefits NC FFA and 4-H

Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina raise $100,000+ for 4-H and FFA.

Jan 22, 2019

4-H Summer Camps Open Doors for Youth

Read about legacy camper Taqqee Richardson and his experiences at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H camp.

Jan 16, 2019

Calling All Foodies

Interest in cooking and food – local food, especially – is growing. The Extension Master Food Volunteer program engages North Carolinians in food and nutrition programming and trains volunteers to help share research-based information.

Dec 9, 2018

Creating Christmas Trees

With the help of NC State soil scientists, CNR researchers and CALS extension agents, Ricky Postell is growing his Christmas tree operation.

Nov 13, 2018

PDPS to Prague: Senior Hannah Lunsford’s “Leap of Faith”

Rising senior Hannah Lunsford just returned from a study abroad program in Prague. She talks about her experiences there, how she came to the Prestage Department of Poultry Science and what she plans to do next.