NC State Extension

Apr 16, 2019

Extension Helps Partners With Tailored Solutions for Physical Activity, Healthy Eating

NC State Extension project builds partnerships promoting healthy eating and physical activity to help prevent chronic disease.

Apr 5, 2019

New Project to Strengthen Local Food Systems in Western NC

The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded the Center for Environmental Farming Systems $1.1 million to work on sustainable food systems in seven mountain counties in North Carolina.

Mar 4, 2019

Writing the Book on Vermicomposting

NC State’s Rhonda Sherman has authored the first how-to guide for mid- to large-scale vermicompost producers.

Feb 25, 2019

Non-Traditional: Full-Time Student. And Parent. And Extension Employee. And…

National statistics show that "non-traditional" is increasingly the norm for students across the United States – in just one example, 75 percent of graduate students also work at least 30 hours a week. Over the next few months, we're highlighting some of our own amazing multi-taskers across CALS.

Jan 21, 2019

Hops: They’re Not Just for Beer Anymore

Alternative uses and markets get attention as Extension hops conference enters its fourth year.

Nov 21, 2018

States’ 4-H International Honors NC State Extension’s Daniel Collins

The non-profit organization, which conducts cultural immersion programs with Extension 4-H centers around the world, recently presented NC State Extension's own Daniel Collins with the 2018 Rookie of the Year award.

Nov 5, 2018

Will Hemp Be a Good Crop for North Carolina?

NC State Extension educators reflect on the second season that farmers have produced the crop under state’s pilot industrial hemp program.

Oct 10, 2018

Technology Helps Transform NC State Agricultural Tests

NC State is making fast technological strides when it comes to gathering and reporting data from North Carolina’s Official Variety Program. 

Sep 20, 2018

Executive Farm Management Program Expanding in 2019

An Executive Farm Management Program that started in North Carolina is expanding to the entire Southeast.

Sep 13, 2018

4-H Helps Teen Grow A Business – And A Career

At 19, Victoria Robie is now jthe sole proprietor of Outer Banks Kettle Corn – thanks in part to skills she learned in 4H.