Extension

May 23, 2019

Looking For A Farm? Meet Your Online Matchmaker.

The NC FarmLink program works with landowners and producers to maintain databases of available farmland and farmers looking for land. Land seekers can develop a profile, while farmers and landowners can develop property profiles to describe the land they want to sell, lease or share.

May 23, 2019

Non-Traditional: Field Crop Researcher – and National Guard Service Member

Ashley Joyce is on the job...or should we say "jobs?" The National Guard member, research assistant in plant pathology and NC State alumna plans to continue on as a graduate student at the university this fall – though her plans could change due to deployment.

May 9, 2019

From ‘Liz’ and ‘Rocco’ to The Glean Machine: Strawberry Science at NC State

Research and Extension programs at NC State make a difference for growers – and consumers – of fresh market strawberries.

May 1, 2019

Ready for New Strawberry Choices? Meet ‘Liz’ And ‘Rocco’

NC State’s strawberry breeding team is developing new varieties suited for our state’s climate and growing conditions. One is named for CALS alumnus and long-time research specialist Rocco Schiavone.

Apr 18, 2019

Extension Announces AgVentures Grant Winners

As winners of the 2019 N.C. AgVentures cost-share grants, 34 North Carolina farmers will receive funding to help grow, diversify or implement new entrepreneurial plans in their operations or communities this year.

Apr 16, 2019

Extension Helps Partners With Tailored Solutions for Physical Activity, Healthy Eating

NC State Extension project builds partnerships promoting healthy eating and physical activity to help prevent chronic disease.

Apr 15, 2019

Beyond the Bricks: Getting to Know Extension

With more than 900 employees – including 600 who work off campus – NC State Extension aims to improve the lives of North Carolinians through a host of programs and services. A new series on NC State employees who work outside Raleigh highlights Extension's statewide impact.

Apr 5, 2019

New Project to Strengthen Local Food Systems in Western NC

The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded the Center for Environmental Farming Systems $1.1 million to work on sustainable food systems in seven mountain counties in North Carolina.

Mar 12, 2019

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

Did you know the fourth leaf used to stand for "hustle"? Any idea what it stands for now – and what it means for North Carolina? 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?