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 tailored to the informing the public on creating 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.
Maturing South Atlantic Hop Industry is Topic for March Conference
When it comes to producing hops the South Atlantic is maturing – so much so that an annual conference focused on the industry will be much more “homegrown” than ever.
FarmHer Episode Live For Extension’s Newest TV Star
April Shaeffer's North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program garnered national attention this year from FarmHer, an RFD TV program focusing on the contributions of women in agriculture. Clips from the show are now available online.
Apply Now for 2017 Women in Agritourism Workshop
An upcoming conference offers North Carolina women in agritourism the chance to meet other operators and build a statewide network of support, fellowship and education. The application deadline is Dec. 15.
AGI Veterans Initiative Seeks Support, Mentors
North Carolina State University’s Agricultural Institute has stepped up to meet some of the unique challenges veterans face when leaving military service – but some key needs must be met in order for the program to prosper.
Extension Connections, Big Results
There’s a direct connection between Assistant Professor Benjamin Reading’s bass research and the tremendous early success of an Aurora fish hatchery – thanks to Aquaculture Extension Agent Mike Frinsko.