Extension

Sep 20, 2018

Executive Farm Management Program Expanding in 2019

An Executive Farm Management Program that started in North Carolina is expanding to the entire Southeast.

Sep 18, 2018

Recovering from Florence? Extension Can Help

Here's a listing of timely hurricane recovery resources from NC State Extension as employees and partners help North Carolina communities recover from the devastating storm.

Sep 13, 2018

4-H Helps Teen Grow A Business – And A Career

At 19, Victoria Robie is now jthe sole proprietor of Outer Banks Kettle Corn – thanks in part to skills she learned in 4H.

Sep 7, 2018

Beyond Bacon & BBQ: 11 Foods Associated With North Carolina

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates North Carolina livestock, poultry and food products at $8 billion each year. These meat products not only have a positive impact on the state economy, but they taste great – and provide an affordable, safe and wholesome source of nutrition for a growing population.

Sep 5, 2018

4-H’ers Ride To Championship Victory – Together

Vying against top 4-H equine competitors from 13 states, Team North Carolina earned top honors in both riding and educational contests.

Aug 29, 2018

N.C. Farm School is Helping a Flower Business Bloom

Since its inception, the North Carolina Farm School has grown statewide and helped launch nearly 50 new farms in North Carolina.

Aug 15, 2018

Local NBA Star Sends Seven Kids to N.C. 4-H Camp

Atlanta Hawks shooting guard and Bertie County, North Carolina, native Kent Bazemore recently treated seven first-time summer campers to the N.C. 4-H camp that helped shape his own childhood experiences.

Aug 10, 2018

10 of the Most Diabolical Crop Pests in North Carolina

Arthropod pests (both insects and mites) rob North Carolina farmers every year by eating into their crop yields. No matter what a grower does, it seems like there is always a destructive pest waiting in the wings. We’ve curated a list of 10 of the most vexing pests that prey on agriculture in North Carolina.

Aug 3, 2018

Call for Support – Help Send a Kid to 4-H Camp

Join the North Carolina 4-H Camping program for a night of fun, food and bluegrass at the second annual Pickin' in the Pines bluegrass and BBQ benefit concert in Ellerbe, North Carolina.

Aug 3, 2018

7 Fascinating NC Arthropods (That You’ve Never Heard Of)

Some insects and their relatives (called “arthropods”) are so common, large and/or showy that you can’t help but notice them. Others are generally unknown due to their small size, or are simply uncommon — and many of these can be found right outside your door. All it takes is a little adventure and, perhaps, a magnifying glass.