Apr 9, 2020

Small Grains Field Day Goes Virtual

The Small Grains Field Day was supposed to happen on Wednesday, March 18, at the Piedmont Research Station in Salisbury. Everything that would have been presented in-person was instead recorded and published in videos – creating the Small Grains Virtual Field Day.

Apr 8, 2020

Summer Vegetables – Worth the Wait

Warmer day temperatures may tempt Central North Carolinians to plant tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers and melons before April 20, but the soil is still too cool for these plants.

Apr 7, 2020

Alum Shows That Videos Can Promote Farm Tourism

In the midst of North Carolina’s thriving farm-to-fork movement, a recent graduate alumnus developed a series of videos that focus on the farmers behind some of the state’s best known local chefs. Bruno Ferreira, who earned his Ph.D. last fall […]

Apr 7, 2020

Extension COVID-19 Food Safety Resources Reach Far and Nationwide

Innovative thinking and the ability to rapidly deploy research-backed guidance has put NC State Extension food safety all over the map.

Apr 6, 2020

Supporting Our Pack

In these unprecedented times, CALS is still hard at work fulfilling our land-grant mission. But it's not business as usual, and many in our Pack need assistance. You can help.

Apr 6, 2020

Strawberry Season Arrives Early and in Abundance

With strawberry season set to peak at about the same time as COVID-19, North Carolina producers are taking steps to ensure that consumers have safe access to one of the state’s most popular crops.

Apr 1, 2020

Quick and Tasty Edibles for Spring

Now is the perfect time to start a small garden at home. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, reviews a number of vegetables that families can grow within two months.

Mar 31, 2020

Johnston County 4-H Counts Chickens and Facebook Views

The closing of all North Carolina schools because of the coronavirus put a damper on many class projects across the state, but in Johnston County, an innovative 4-H agent took the program in a new direction.

Mar 30, 2020

Helping Farmers Find New Ways to Sell

During a time of social distancing, Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative Extension agent in Chatham County, is helping farmers create online stores for their farms.

Mar 25, 2020  |  Extension

NC State Extension Launches Portal for COVID-19 Resources

NC State Extension specialists and subject matter experts launched a COVID-19 Resources and Information Portal to provide research-based information to help North Carolinians navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.