Extension

Jul 9, 2018

Research: Simple Cockroach Control Method Lowers Respiratory Health Risks

NC State entomologist Coby Schal and a Tulane University epidemiologist work together to understand and lower the risk cockroaches pose to urban children’s health.

Jul 3, 2018

From Process to Pint Glass

There’s something brewing in the basement of Schaub Hall. The hoppy aroma can be traced to the NC State Brewing Lab, which plans to increase production later this year.

Jul 3, 2018

Conference: Sustainable Practices in Landscaping

The daylong conference for landscape professionals takes place July 26 at the JC Raulston Arboretum. 

Jun 8, 2018

Faculty Focus: Shah Seeks Real-World Solutions

Sanjay Shah sees the potential of solar energy use in livestock barn heating, not only for reducing heating fuel use but also improving the indoor air quality. So he is working to test a low-cost solar air heating technology that could have an immediate impact on poultry and pig producers.

May 30, 2018

N.C. Farm School Grows Supportive Network for Entrepreneurial Growers

Through NC Farm School, participants gain more than insight into the ABCs of agricultural business planning. They also forge new networks and new friendships.

May 25, 2018

It’s Not the Mayonnaise: Food Safety Myths & Summertime Food

When folks get sick after a picnic, people often blame the potato salad. Or the chicken salad. Or whatever other side dish was made with mayonnaise. But that’s usually not the culprit, says food safety expert Ben Chapman.

May 23, 2018

Med Month Celebrates Mediterranean Diet, Lifestyle

Join NC State Extension in celebrating the Med way of eating and living during Med Month, or International Mediterranean Diet Month.

May 22, 2018

Extension Launches Master Food Volunteer Program

North Carolina Cooperative Extension is actively recruiting volunteers to the new Extension Master Food Volunteer (EMFV) program. Once trained, EMFVs will play a much-needed role in supporting family and consumer sciences (FCS) Extension agents as they work in the community to help influence healthy behaviors.

May 16, 2018

Should I Kill Spiders in My Home? An Entomologist Explains Why Not To

In this article from The Conversation, Matt Bertone, an Extension associate in entomology, explains why it's best to squash the urge to squash spiders in your home.

May 9, 2018

Outreach Grows Next-Generation Leaders for Agriculture and Life Sciences

Two programs in NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences illustrate the creative, compelling ways that CALS faculty members get kids excited about agriculture and biosciences.