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Oct 6, 2022

Do I Need to Refrigerate Pumpkin Pie? Food Safety Info for Pumpkin Season

October is pumpkin season, which raises questions about food safety for everything from pumpkin pie to pumpkin seeds. 

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Apr 21, 2022

Improving Health Outcomes

Karen Wilson was desperate. She is a four-time cancer survivor, but her many and myriad treatments caused her body chemistry to change. 

Oct 27, 2015

Craven County Faith Community receives Farmers’ Market Promotion grant

A New Bern faith community that worked with Cooperative Extension to establish a successful farmers’ market has had its efforts honored and rewarded. The Peletah Ministries received a $94,240 grant from the USDA Farmers’ Market Promotion program. 

Sep 30, 2015

Wayne County Farmworkers Appreciation Festival brings community together

Participants had opportunities to be given health and dental screenings, as well as to visit information booths to learn about the community services available to them. 

Aug 18, 2014

53rd Annual Meeting of Phytochemists Comes to N.C. State

Dr. Deyu Xie of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences organized the 2014 event and also served as chair of two of the symposia during the five-day conference. 

Nov 21, 2013

College Profile: Amy McLean

CALS equine specialist Dr. Amy McLean plays a key role in an international initiative to improve the health, welfare and productivity of working equids. 

Nov 14, 2013

TTFC funds expansion of AgriSafe and Certified Safe Farm programs

Through a recent grant to the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc., the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission (TTFC) is providing funds to expand and continue the work of the AgriSafe and Certified Safe Farm programs in North Carolina. 

Aug 8, 2013

Strategy to inhibit ovarian cancer in hens could benefit human health

Elizabeth Harris, a physiology student, has developed a strategy that could inhibit the start and progression of ovarian cancer in hens and have important implications for preventing cancer in people. 

May 28, 2013

PHHI researchers enhance combat rations with fruits, vegetables

North Carolina State University is working with the U.S. Army to create functional food ingredients from fruits and vegetables that will be used to develop healthier, more portable combat rations for soldiers. 

Mar 20, 2013

Faculty members attend Let’s Move event at White House

Dr. Sarah Bowen and Dr. Annie Hardison-Moody of N.C. State University, partners in a project to identify the root causes of youth obesity, recently attended a Let’s Move Faith and Communities event at the White House to hear First Lady Michelle Obama speak.