Plant Sciences Launch Director’s Report
Plant Sciences Launch Director's update - what to look for in 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.
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.
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.
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.
Sporting Event Benefits NC FFA and 4-H
Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina raise $100,000+ for 4-H and FFA.
4-H Summer Camps Open Doors for Youth
Read about legacy camper Taqqee Richardson and his experiences at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H camp.
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.
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.
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.