Extension

Feb 20, 2018  |  Extension

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.

Feb 7, 2018

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.

Jan 29, 2018

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.

Jan 25, 2018

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.

Jan 23, 2018

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.

Jan 16, 2018

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.

Jan 12, 2018

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.

Jan 2, 2018

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.

Dec 19, 2017

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.

Dec 13, 2017

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.