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.
Homegrown: Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Who said a backyard is required to start a home garden anyway?
Writing the Book on Vermicomposting
NC State’s Rhonda Sherman has authored the first how-to guide for mid- to large-scale vermicompost producers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
4-H Summer Camps Open Doors for Youth
Read about legacy camper Taqqee Richardson and his experiences at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H camp.