Making Hay: 4-H’ers Use Hay Bales to Spread Messages of Fun and Learning
What do fidget spinners, wise owls and gumball machines have in common? They are among the symbols young people used at the State Fair this year to spread the 4-H message.
Extension to Take Part in Upcoming Rural Assembly
Rural leadership is the topic of next month’s Rural Assembly in Raleigh, and NC State Extension will be there, highlighting some of its top programs aimed at promoting prosperity in the state’s rural communities.
NC Farm School Helps Aspiring Farmers Realize Dreams
James Payne has had two successful and rewarding careers, and now, with the help of NC Farm School, he’s put together a solid business plan that will allow him to launch a third one. This time, he wants to be a farmer.
NC State Prof Inducted Into National 4-H Hall of Fame
For both his lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H, NC State University professor emeritus and 4-H alumnus Dr. James W. Clark Jr. was inducted last week into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.
Recluse or Not? Scientists Use Twitter To Tackle Spider Questions
Don't panic! Scientists want to use social media to help folks learn more about brown recluses (and their lookalike spider kin).
‘Pickin’ in the Pines’ to Help Send Kids to 4-H Camp
Love barbecue and bluegrass? Check out Pickin' in the Pines on Oct. 21 at Millstone 4-H Camp. It's a fundraiser aimed at allowing youth with limited resources to attend a week at 4-H camp next summer.
Lee County’s Women in Ag: The Next Generation
Three recent CALS grads from Lee County turn their agricultural training into varied careers across the state.
Helping With a Disaster
One of the best ways you can help is by donating money to agencies and organizations that have coordinated efforts on the ground. In this video, NC State Extension Emergency Coordinator Mike Yoder explains why.
Lee County’s Women in Ag: Savvy Marketer, Flower Farmer
Lee County Extension's Women in Ag series highlights retail flower farmer (and savvy marketer) Gail Foushee.
September is Disaster Preparedness Month
NC State Extension's ncdisaster.com website provides valuable information to help North Carolinians prepare for and recover from disaster.