Working With The Tribe: New Ag Agent Maddie Ciszewski
Maddie Ciszewski graduated from CALS in 2017 and started her new job as an agricultural Extension agent in Cherokee — the only Extension office in the state that works directly with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
Labor Intensive: Extension Agent Andrea Gibbs
With the birth of her first baby weeks away, Extension Agriculture Agent Andrea Gibbs is still on the job covering 1,000 square miles of farmland — more than an hour from the nearest hospital.
Straight from the Kitchen, Garden and Farm: Homegrown Educates, Connects North Carolinians
Homegrown, a new educational video series from NC State Extension, aims to reconnect people to the food, landscapes and agriculture of North Carolina.
Long-Awaited Extension Gardener Handbook Now Available
A new award-winning gardening handbook published by NC State Extension has arrived on the market. The North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook offers practical guidelines for bringing the best in research-driven, environmentally responsible gardening practices right to your own garden, lawn or landscape.
NC State Researcher Awarded Grant to Improve Honeybee Health
CALS' David Tarpy won a grant to research the impact of pesticide exposure on honeybee colony disease prevalence and reproductive potential.
Dunphy Wins National Award
For lifetime contributions and leadership, NC State University's E. James Dunphy recently won the American Soybean Association's Pinnacle Award.
Collins Wins Prestigious Watauga Medal
When North Carolina agricultural leaders talk about Watauga Medal Winner William K. Collins Sr., the accolades flow.
Faculty Focus: Gunter Gears Up for Yet Another Challenge
Chris Gunter talks about his unique role as an extension vegetable production specialist, researcher, teacher and, soon, administrator with NC State’s Department of Horticultural Science.
CALS Professor Leads Statewide Youth Disaster Preparedness Initiative
The first NC delegation of trainers for MyPI, a program that prepares youth to become safety leaders in their homes and communities, completed training at NC State last week.
After the Flood: Rebuilding an Extension Center
In the 15 months since Hurricane Matthew flooded their building, Lenoir County’s Extension staff members have worked under trying conditions. But with a new building under construction, the future looks brighter.