Extension

Sep 18, 2019

Meet the Muscadine: The Grape of the South

Muscadine grapes are a southern specialty. Native to North Carolina, the deep purple and bronze-toned fruit clusters adorn farms, fields and gardens throughout the southeastern United States. Now it’s time to add your kitchen to the list.

Sep 6, 2019

Gaining Ground

A ceremonial groundbreaking at NC State marks a new chapter in the university’s efforts to accelerate plant-related research, train the next generation of plant scientists and help farmers put problem-solving discoveries to work.  

Sep 3, 2019

N.C. Agricultural Research Stations Ramping Up with New Technology 

NC State and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are working together to enhance research stations across the state by developing, evaluating and showcasing the latest technology for North Carolina farmers.

Aug 27, 2019

North Carolina 4-H Honored for Contributions to YouthVoice Program

Sarah Kotzian and Mike Yoder are recognized for helping develop the next generation of leaders to county government.

Aug 23, 2019

On Call with Veggie Doc Lina Quesada-Ocampo

NC State scientist Lina Quesada is on the front lines with county Extension agents in helping vegetable growers deal with devastating plant diseases.

Aug 20, 2019

Homegrown: Controlling Fire Ants In Your Yard

How do you spot a fire ant infestation? What do fire ants look like? And most importantly, how can you get rid of them? Homegrown shares tips and tools to help keep your yard fire ant-free.

Jul 26, 2019

Crop Protection Research Program Headquarters to Move from Rutgers to Raleigh

The IR-4 Project delivers science-based solutions for specialty crop growers, and CALS leaders are excited about welcoming the headquarters to NC State.

Jul 17, 2019

Homegrown: Five Essential Knives For Your Kitchen

What's the basic set of knives and tools you should have in your kitchen to improve your cooking skills? NC State Extension Nutrition Specialist Carolyn Dunn fills us in.

Jul 15, 2019

Youth Partner With Food Banks In Chicken Project

It doesn’t get more local than the Coastal Plains Chicken Project: aided by the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, the chickens were raised by local youth, processed by local experts and distributed to local food banks.

Jul 4, 2019

CEFS Celebrates 25 Years

Twenty-five years ago, NC State joined with N.C. A&T State University and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to set up the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. The center is now known internationally for its work on sustainable agriculture and food systems.