Faculty Focus: Behind the Scenes in the Vascular Plant Herbarium
NC State University’s Vascular Plant Herbarium Director describes what it’s like to look after more than a hundred thousand plant specimens – and why it’s important.
Faculty Focus: Local Food Leader Named N.C. Extension Educator of the Year
The oldest and largest sustainable agriculture organization in the Southeast has named Joanna Massey Lelekacs as its North Carolina Extension Educator of the Year.
Aikido, Ag and Environmental Law
Extension Professor Ted Feitshans is equally comfortable in the classroom, in the field or on the martial arts mat. And you might be surprised by how much they overlap.
Faculty Focus: Scientist Studies Time’s Essence in Plants
It’s often said that time is of the essence, and now, thanks to the work of NC State University’s Dr. Colleen Doherty, we are learning more about how true that is for plants.
Faculty Focus: Building Successful Families
Two years as a missionary in south central Mexico introduced Andrew Behnke to his lifelong mission: giving immigrant children and families access to the same support as others in their communities.
‘Secret agent’ Martha Mobley featured in national magazine
Modern Farmer magazine calls her a ‘secret agent.’ But for the agricultural community in Franklin County, Martha Mobley’s work is no secret. She’s a go-to resource for expertise ranging from horses and forestry to livestock and local foods.
Faculty Focus: Moore talks Chautauqua, ag and outhouses
Award-winning Professor Gary Moore has given in-depth talks at prestigious institutions around the country, on subjects ranging from the legacy of Booker T. Washington to how agriculture has changed to feed a hungry planet. But he's quick to tell you one of his most requested lecture topics: The History and Evolution of the Outhouse.