Extension

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.

Dec 12, 2017

Poinsettias: Big Business for N.C.

NC State’s poinsettia program plays important role in helping the floriculture industry prosper.

Dec 5, 2017

Lee County’s Women in Ag: Amanda Jurisich’s Quick Learning Saves Business

In the midst of a family crisis, Amanda Jurisich gave up her job in healthcare to help save the family plant nursery. It meant a lot of learning — and fast.

Dec 4, 2017

Extension in Action: Protecting a Farmer’s Harvest

When farmer Martha Calderon needed help keeping her tomato harvest fresh, she turned to NC State Extension. The result? An innovative project that protects her crops and ensures profitability.

Nov 30, 2017

NC State Team Helped Growers Transition Away From Methyl Bromide

A recent news story by the U.S. Department of Agriculture acknowledged an NC State research and extension program for its success in helping strawberry, tomato and pepper growers maintain yields as they transition away from methyl bromide.

Nov 22, 2017

‘Pull for Youth’ Events Raise $100k for 4-H, FFA

Through several “Pull for Youth” sporting clays events held across the state, the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina raised $103,000 for North Carolina 4-H and North Carolina FFA.