Extension

Aug 14, 2017

From 4-H to the Brickyard

When 4-H Skillathon champion and second-generation CALS student MaryBeth Tyndall hits the Brickyard on the first day of classes, she'll already know her way around campus.

Aug 7, 2017

Scientists Breed Better Fresh Market Tomatoes

NC State's tomato breeding program delivers more flavorful and disease-resistant tomatoes for farmers and home gardeners alike.

Aug 1, 2017

4-H: Electrified

North Carolina 4-H's Electric Congress brought 175 young people, their 4-H leaders and Cooperative Extension agents to Charlotte to learn more about electricity and related careers.

Jul 27, 2017

All About Eve

Extension Agent Eve Honeycutt braves 4-H, hurricanes and horse manure -- all in a day's work. And her warm, down-to-earth demeanor, coupled with depth of knowledge and commitment to her agricultural community, has made Honeycutt a well-known presence in the counties she serves.

Jul 16, 2017

4-H Electric Congress Celebrates its 70th Year

Every summer, North Carolina 4-H Electric Congress draws young people from across the state for hands-on learning, and fun, in science, technology, engineering and math related to electricity. The event is in its 70th year.

Jul 14, 2017

Women Impacting Lee County Ag: Managing Agricultural Enterprises

Meet Gail Logan and Mandy Thomas Johnson in the second installment of monthly series Reshaping the Landscape: Women Impacting Lee County Agriculture, developed through N.C. Cooperative Extension.

Jul 11, 2017

Diving Into (Dr.) Poole

From cow births in the classroom to epic whiteboard sessions in his office, Daniel Poole loves to teach, and it shows: in 2017 alone, he's nabbed three teaching awards — one of them national.

Jul 10, 2017

At This Campus Lab, Worms Eat Your Leftovers

At the NC State Compost Learning Lab, 26 types of composting and vermicomposting bins are showcased, including options and equipment for homeowners and commercial composting businesses alike.

Jul 6, 2017

“Ooo”s and “Eww”s: High Schoolers Experience Livestock Camp

In its first year, the week-long NC State Livestock Science Camp was a smashing success: full to capacity with students ready to take on examining goat hoofs and helping deliver a calf.

Jun 30, 2017

Lee County Extension’s Women in Ag: Sustaining the Family Farm

Meet Mary Beth and Anna Jackson in the second installment of monthly series Reshaping the Landscape: Women Impacting Lee County Agriculture, developed through N.C. Cooperative Extension.