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Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences

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Jan 20, 2022

Travis Park: Inspiring the Agriculture Teachers of Tomorrow

NC State professor Travis Park discusses his passion for agricultural education and what it means to inspire the next generation of teachers. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Dec 30, 2021

Kylie Rymanowicz Applies Knowledge and Skills to Support Families

Kylie Rymanowicz worked with families in a variety of contexts throughout her career, and found that graduate studies in family life education at NC State was the perfect complement to her work. 

This is a photo of online graduate Rhonda Peters and her three children at the beach.

Dec 19, 2021

Passion for Helping Families Inspires Online Grad to Cross the Finish Line

Online graduate overcomes health obstacles to earn her degree with her passion for helping others as a guiding force throughout her educational journey. 

Three young women wearing 4-H pride T-shirts

Dec 16, 2021

Study Examines LGBTQ+ Competencies Among 4-H Professionals

A first-of-its-kind study revealed a gap between knowledge and skills of 4-H professionals in engaging and developing programs for LGBTQ+ youth in 4-H across North Carolina. 

a roast turkey rests on a kitchen counter

Nov 19, 2021

Don’t Want Foodborne Illness? Don’t Wash That Poultry

Washing raw turkey or other poultry before roasting can lead to cross-contamination and foodborne illness. 

Headshot of Angel Cruz

Nov 9, 2021

Boots on the Ground Program Expands Reach of Veteran Apprenticeship Farming in North Carolina

NC State staff member's newly awarded NIFA grant will provide long-term training to veterans who are interested in farming. 

Lendy Johnson with her son and CALS Dean Richard Linton

Nov 5, 2021

Lendy Johnson: Focusing on North Carolina Agriculture Advocacy

Agriculture runs deep in Lendy Johnson’s blood. Her experiences over the years have only increased her appreciation for an industry that she now advocates for on a daily basis. 

a bunch of red, white and yellow onions on a table

Oct 26, 2021

Salmonella in Onions: What You Need to Know

How can I tell which onions are safe? What do I do if I’m not sure? NC State food safety expert Ellen Shumaker provides answers. 

NC State's Memorial belltower on main campus.

Oct 14, 2021

Study: How Low-income Families Fared During COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Annie Hardison-Moody, Director of Graduate Programs for YFCS, with colleagues from the Department of Sociology at NC State and the University of British Columbia were recently published in the journal Socius. 

Professor Kim Allen

Oct 5, 2021

Temperature Check on Fall Semester

There is a big difference between preparing an effective online course and simply recording lectures. Kimberly Allen, the new associate director of academic programs, provided some insight on how this semester is going.