Extension

Nov 2, 2017

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.

Oct 25, 2017

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.

Oct 13, 2017

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.

Oct 9, 2017

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.

Oct 3, 2017

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).

Oct 2, 2017

‘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.

Sep 22, 2017

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.

Sep 11, 2017

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.

Sep 8, 2017

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.

Sep 7, 2017

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.