Extension

Aug 25, 2017

A Tale of Two Gardens

Research-based knowledge, creativity, hard work and enthusiasm come together in county Cooperative Extension demonstration gardens throughout North Carolina. This is the tale of two of those many gardens and how they serve their communities.

Aug 23, 2017

4-H’ers Cook It Up

Before you fire up your grill this tailgate season, check out our video to hear from the young chefs who grilled everything from pork kebabs to beef sliders during the North Carolina 4-H Congress outdoor cookery competition.

Aug 22, 2017

Extension’s Andrea Gibbs: “You Never Know Where Life Will Lead”

Animal Science grad Andrea Gibbs has been an Agricultural Extension Agent in Hyde County for about three years, and has one piece of advice for students: explore.

Aug 18, 2017

Lee County Extension’s Women In Ag: Farmer and County Commissioner Amy Dalrymple

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Lee County's series on women in agriculture continues with a look into the life of Commissioner Amy Dalrymple.

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.