May 13, 2021
Kira Sims chose to pursue a doctoral degree in horticultural science from NC State because the program allowed her the flexibility to work full time, take online classes, and maintain in-person collaboration.
Apr 9, 2021
For family farmers wanting to increase their profits and sustain their farms, an NC State Extension grant gives them a boost.
Mar 18, 2021
While 2020 presented extraordinary challenges, NC State Extension never stopped delivering on its promise. Discover the work and impact across the state in the NC State Extension Annual Report.
Dec 7, 2020
Turning to farming in retirement, Doris and Donald Kidd decided to grow elephant garlic, a specialty crop buyers are willing to pay more for.
Jul 3, 2020
With limited internet and cell service, North Carolina Extension Agent Sally Dixon created unique virtual 4-H programs that gets youth away from their screens.
May 4, 2020
The closing of schools across North Carolina has left many economically disadvantaged parents concerned about how to feed their families. But through strong partnerships and dedicated staff, N.C. Cooperative Extension is working to change that.
Mar 30, 2020
During a time of social distancing, Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative Extension agent in Chatham County, is helping farmers create online stores for their farms.
Mar 17, 2020
Spending unexpected time at home with the kids? NC State Extension's Liz Driscoll outlines five fun indoor projects to help keep everyone’s minds active and hands busy.
Dec 5, 2019
Hand-crafted gifts of infused oils, honeys, vinegars and liquors seem to be increasingly popular. But many of these artisanal concoctions could pose significant health risks.
Jan 16, 2019
Interest in cooking and food – local food, especially – is growing. The Extension Master Food Volunteer program engages North Carolinians in food and nutrition programming and trains volunteers to help share research-based information.