Project Aims for New and Better Cover Crops
NC State University’s Chris Reberg-Horton is among collaborators in a nationwide project to develop new and better cover crops.
Program Builds Leaders for North Carolina Agriculture
With farmers making up only 2 percent of the population, James Lamb believes it’s more important than ever for them to let the public know about agriculture. That’s just one of the reasons he devoted 50 days over two years to a program aimed at preparing agricultural leaders for North Carolina.
Yes, We Might Have No Bananas
Rob Dunn's newest book, "Never Out of Season," examines the risks of a lack of biodiversity in our food supply. Dunn is a professor in the Department of Applied Ecology.
Women’s Cattle Handling Founder Goes National
A national television debut, an NC State award and the funding to expand her work across the southeast – NC State Extension Research Specialist April Shaeffer is having a pretty good year.
Online Dashboards Illustrate Local Foods Spending Data
Where are North Carolinians buying local foods? How much are they spending? These are just some of the questions being answered through a collaboration of the NC 10% Campaign and RTI International.
A Dash of Salt (and A Lot of Time)
What does it take to make your own bacon? Associate professor and extension specialist Dana Hanson leads a four-week class out of Schaub Hall to educate the public on how to create their own bacon, sausage and more.
NC Successful Small Farm Opportunities Conference is Feb. 25
Those interested in learning more about small farm opportunities in North Carolina are invited to attend North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s Successful Small Farms Opportunities Conference Feb. 25 in Louisburg.
Faculty Focus: Standish Brings Diverse Skills to New Role as Eastern 4-H Center Director
Jennifer Standish, former recreation program supervisor for Worcester County, Md., became director of North Carolina's Eastern 4-H Center Feb. 1.
Economists Share 2017 Outlook at Ag Development Forum
Dr. Mike Walden discussed some of the key economic goals of the new administration, while Dr. Blake Brown focused on the outlook for North Carolina’s farmers.
How to Prepare Your Own Eggnog
Ever wonder how to make your own egg nog at home? NC State University's Dr. Ben Chapman has a few tips for how to safely prepare this holiday staple on your own.