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.
Will Hemp Be a Good Crop for North Carolina?
NC State Extension educators reflect on the second season that farmers have produced the crop under state’s pilot industrial hemp program.
Breeding a Better Stevia Plant for the Southeast
At NC State University, scientists are working on something sweet, experimenting with ways to improve a plant that yields a sweetener known as stevia.
Extension Agent Cultivates a Sweet Spot for Pumpkins
Extension Agent Travis Birdsell is helping Christmas tree growers and others explore a new industry for North Carolina's high country: pumpkin production.