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bed bugs

Jul 15, 2020

Bed Bugs Modify Microbiome of Homes They Infest

Bed bugs aren’t just an annoying, blood-feeding pest. They also seem to change the bacterial community in the homes they infest. 

Poison ivy growing up a brick wall

Jul 6, 2020

Leaves of Three, Let It Be: How to Identify Poison Ivy

Poison ivy, oak and sumac are itchy summer staples in North Carolina. Matt Jones, horticulture expert with N.C. Cooperative Extension helps us identify poisonous plants. 

3-D printed mask

Jun 10, 2020

CALS Employees Step Up to Help Colleagues Feel Safe

Home delivery of handcrafted hand sanitizer. A patiently 3D-printed mask. Two ways CALS people show they care about co-workers. 

A farmer in his filed looking at his crops

May 26, 2020

‘Still Growing’ Connects Consumers with Local NC Farmers

Lee County Extension has teamed up with two CALS students to better connect farmers with consumers to provide them with fresh, local food. 

May 5, 2020

NC State Pioneer Rhonda Sutton: Serving, Advocating, Leading

Rhonda Sutton was an early leader of the Women’s Center who contributed to the center’s current strengths in advocacy, programming and support for survivors. 

A young woman wearing a red mortar board cap

Apr 14, 2020

From Student to Staff: Lisa O’Quinn Knows the Pack Inside and Out

What's it like to start a new job during a pandemic? Lisa O'Quinn, new CEU Research Technician with the Prestage Department of Poultry Science shares her unique perspective. 

A corn field in North Carolina

Apr 3, 2020

Has Technology Increased Agricultural Yield Risk?

Professors Barry Goodwin and Nick Piggott explore the relationship between technological advances in corn production and the yield risk associated with those advances. 

A man kneeling, surrounded my landscaping

Feb 27, 2020

Lee Ivy – Strengthening the HortPack through Competition

Ivy has teamed up with industry professionals and fellow educators in coordinating the first North Carolina High School Landscape Competition (NCHSLC). 

Man in a field with sheep

Feb 6, 2020

A Sheep-ish Exit: Dan Campeau Retires

In December, NC State Extension and PDPS said goodbye to Dan Campeau, as he retired after 32 years with Extension. Learn how he's staying busy. 

One corner of the Centennial Gateway against a cloud-filled sky

Nov 3, 2016

Staffers Honored for 25 Years

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson recently recognized 15 CALS staffers for 25 years of service.