Extension

Sep 15, 2017

You Decide: What Are The Good And Bad In Today’s Economy?

There's two sides to every story. What are the sides for the economy today? NC State University economist Mike Walden lays out some of the major points in today's economy so you can decide.

Sep 11, 2017

Helping With a Disaster

One of the best ways you can help is by donating money to agencies and organizations that have coordinated efforts on the ground. In this video, NC State Extension Emergency Coordinator Mike Yoder explains why.

Sep 11, 2017

Economic Perspective: Tax Deductions and Charitable Donations

The ability to deduct charitable donations on federal taxes may be affected by potential changes to the tax code. What are the possible outcomes and impacts?

Sep 8, 2017

Lee County’s Women in Ag: Savvy Marketer, Flower Farmer

Lee County Extension's Women in Ag series highlights retail flower farmer (and savvy marketer) Gail Foushee.

Sep 1, 2017

You Decide: Are The Humanities Still Useful In A Tech World?

The question today is how relevant the humanities are to an increasingly technological world. STEM enrollment has seen significantly higher growth compared the humanities since 2000. In our tech-heavy society, will STEM majors flourish while humanities majors flounder?

Aug 30, 2017

Economic Perspective: How Are We Doing?

Many households appear to feel stuck economically, and are not seeing their standard of living improving. Do the numbers support this?

Aug 25, 2017

A Tale of Two Gardens

Research-based knowledge, creativity, hard work and enthusiasm come together in county Cooperative Extension demonstration gardens throughout North Carolina. This is the tale of two of those many gardens and how they serve their communities.

Aug 22, 2017

Extension’s Andrea Gibbs: “You Never Know Where Life Will Lead”

Animal Science grad Andrea Gibbs has been an Agricultural Extension Agent in Hyde County for about three years, and has one piece of advice for students: explore.

Aug 21, 2017

Economic Perspective: E-Commerce and Retailing

A greater share of the sales market today takes place online. How has the shift from retail stores affected the employment opportunities?

Aug 18, 2017

Lee County Extension’s Women In Ag: Farmer and County Commissioner Amy Dalrymple

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Lee County's series on women in agriculture continues with a look into the life of Commissioner Amy Dalrymple.