Extension

Sep 22, 2020

One-on-One with NC State Extension’s Rich Bonanno

Bonanno discusses the challenges North Carolina agriculture faces today and how NC State Extension, the organization he leads, works to keep the industry at the forefront of the state’s economy.

Sep 15, 2020

Economic Perspective: Are Some Staples Still Hard to Find?

Household staples tend to go scarce in times of crisis, whether pandemic or weather related. In the past few months, has supply for certain items been met?

Sep 11, 2020

You Decide: Will the Fed’s New Policy Cause Higher Inflation?

What impact can the Federal Reserve's action have on inflation and interest rates as well as the economy?

Sep 7, 2020

Agritourism: Heading Out to the Farm

Fall usually brings corn mazes, hayrides, pick-your-own pumpkins and more ways to experience North Carolina farms, but the pandemic adds uncertainty for 2020.

Sep 3, 2020

Stopping Bugs With a Taste for Art

The Gregg Museum takes a scientific approach to managing invasive pests.

Sep 2, 2020

Economic Perspective: Vertical Farms

Vertical farms could have an impact on the future of agriculture. What do they look like, and what considerations come with implementing them?

Sep 2, 2020

Using Food Scraps to Grow Vegetables

Thinking about growing a vegetable garden with the extra time at home? You might have the key ingredients in your kitchen right now!

Aug 28, 2020

You Decide: Will We Return to Farm Life?

With all the changes occurring in every day life during the current times, how likely are these changes to last into the future?

Aug 25, 2020

Flat Rock Playhouse Garden Inspires and Educates

Extension Master Gardener volunteers (EMGVs) of Henderson County have provided both a beautiful destination and a resource for horticultural information on the grounds of the Flat Rock Playhouse in Flat Rock, North Carolina.

Aug 24, 2020

Community Gardens: To Plant Is To Believe

Community gardens can give people who don’t have land the chance to grow healthy food while connecting with others. At a garden on a former North Carolina plantation, refugees from Myanmar are reconnecting with their agrarian roots.