Nowhere is NC State University’s reach into every corner of the state more evident than through the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Extension agents are stationed in each of North Carolina’s 100 counties, helping farmers, gardeners, students, homeowners and others with everything from tips on how to grow a greener garden to providing farmers with the financial wherewithal to turn their operations into viable businesses. Read more from NC State’s alumni magazine.
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