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Mar 12, 2019

Clovers All Over: What Are The 4 H’s, Anyway?

Leaf by leaf, 4-H’ers explain what 4-H’s clover means to them.

Mar 11, 2019

Homegrown: Tips for Starting a Container Garden

Who said a backyard is required to start a home garden anyway?

Mar 4, 2019

Writing the Book on Vermicomposting

NC State’s Rhonda Sherman has authored the first how-to guide for mid- to large-scale vermicompost producers.

Feb 25, 2019

Full-Time Student. And Parent. And Extension Employee. And…

National statistics show that "non-traditional" is increasingly the norm for students across the United States – in just one example, 75 percent of graduate students also work at least 30 hours a week. Over the next few months, we're highlighting some of our own amazing multi-taskers across CALS.

Feb 18, 2019

Blue Cross NC Invests $5 Million to Combat Diabetes

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina's investment in Diabetes Free NC will cut diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes by expanding free access to diabetes prevention programs throughout the state.

Feb 14, 2019

Is Hemp the Same Thing as Marijuana?

Industrial hemp farming has taken off in North Carolina, and many people have questions about it. NC State's Abstract provides answers from Tom Melton, deputy director of NC State Extension and chair of the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission.

Feb 11, 2019

Esteemed Plant Pathology Professor Passes Away

Charles W. Averre III, a plant pathology professor emeritus at NC State University, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, but Averre's legacy will live on in a scholarship and a high-yielding sweet potato variety named in his honor.

Feb 4, 2019

Beyond Roses: Fresh Local Flowers for Valentine’s Day

If you’re looking for something unique to give your valentine, an NC State floriculture expert suggests locally grown flowers.

Feb 1, 2019

New Project Supports Beginner Meat Producers in NC

NC Choices has launched a new project aimed at increasing the number of beginning farmers in North Carolina raising meat in either pasture-based or silvopasture systems.

Jan 22, 2019

4-H Summer Camps Open Doors for Youth

Read about legacy camper Taqqee Richardson and his experiences at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H camp.