CALS Professor Leads Statewide Youth Disaster Preparedness Initiative
The first NC delegation of trainers for MyPI, a program that prepares youth to become safety leaders in their homes and communities, completed training at NC State last week.
After the Flood: Rebuilding an Extension Center
In the 15 months since Hurricane Matthew flooded their building, Lenoir County’s Extension staff members have worked under trying conditions. But with a new building under construction, the future looks brighter.
Extension’s Women in Agriculture: Looking To The Future
Agriculture isn’t the easiest way to make a living, and women face even more than the usual obstacles. But things are changing. For the final article in the yearlong series, Lee County Extension looks to the future of women in agriculture.
New Program Addresses the Business of Farming
The Executive Farm Management Program aims to help North Carolina farmers effectively lead complex organizations and compete on a global scale.
Connecting N.C. Agriculture, Nutrition Education
What if eating local fruits and vegetables wasn’t just “doctor’s orders” but an actual prescription? Three North Carolina universities, including NC State, are working together to see.
Looking Ahead to Farm School
Designed for aspiring farmers, the North Carolina Farm School attracts people from all walks of life, including experienced farmers like Miriam Lewis who want to learn about the business side of agriculture.
Faculty Focus: In Retirement, Larry Hancock Will Continue Helping 4-H’ers Open Windows on the World
As Larry Hancock retires, he reflects on his life-changing experiences with NC State Extension and its 4-H camping program.
Extension’s Women in Agriculture: “Each Day Is A Different Dance”
Tina Gross and her work with Gross Farms helped cultivate the agribusiness industry in North Carolina — and her influence continues to grow.
Grant Helps Farmer Develop a Christmas Destination
Kevin Gray has Christmas trees galore on his farm, and, with the help of NC State Extension, he’s growing a greenhouse full of poinsettias.
A CALS Throwback Christmas Special
Deep in the archives of the NCSU Libraries lie relics of CALS Christmas past: two vintage videos from a time when Extension agents wore fedoras to work and Baby Boomers were toiling through high school.