Skip to main content

NC State Extension

Woman and female student holding a gray t-shirt

Jun 12, 2024

Matchmaking for Career Success

Launched in the fall of 2023, the CALS Alumni for Student Success program offers students mentorship and coaching from alumni with shared professional interests. 

people canoeing in river rapids

Jun 3, 2024

NC State’s Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center Turns 60

Six decades ago, philanthropist Betsy Penn envisioned a place where young people from Rockingham County and throughout North Carolina could come to enjoy the outdoors and learn about nature. 

a man in a kitchen cooking barbecue

May 28, 2024

Get Grilling With These Barbecue Essentials

Extension Meat Specialist Dana Hanson serves up ways to elevate your barbecue game with Howling Hog barbecue sauce and the new Pack Magic rub, as he prepares for NC State BBQ Camp. 

a man and woman cut a ribbon at a children's museum

May 15, 2024

Playing with the Future of Farming

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has partnered with the NC Soybean Producers Association and Marbles Kids Museum to refresh the college’s sponsored On the Farm exhibit and infuse farm technology into the action. 

black and orange periodical cicada

Apr 24, 2024

Everything You Need to Know About Periodical Cicadas

NC State experts shed light on when and where North Carolinians can expect to see a 13-year brood of cicadas in the coming weeks. 

Field Crops at Tidewater Research Station

Apr 8, 2024

First of Its Kind

NC State experts contributed to a new web-based tool that can help farmers nationwide with decision-making on phosphorus and potassium fertilizers. 

Woman standing at a farm field.

Mar 6, 2024

Strengthening Connections

Extension Agent Mikayla Berryhill helps ensure farmers have access to new technology and a hand in its development through the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative's Extension Agent Network. 

dinah gore stands in front of her name plaque in the kitchen she helped fund

Feb 9, 2024

Celebrating Five Years of Culinary Innovation

A culinary revolution unfolded five years ago with the unveiling of the Dinah E. Gore Teaching and Research Kitchens, a state-of-the-art complex dedicated to the advancement of foods and nutrition. 

oysters in a half shell

Jan 3, 2024

Oysters: A Pearl of an Industry

On this episode of the Farms, Food and You podcast, learn about the growing farm industry for North Carolina oysters and a tourism effort aimed at raising greater awareness of this curious bivalve. 

jelly beans

Dec 4, 2023

California, Candy and Consumers

NC State experts explain how one state’s ban on four food additives could affect consumers and food processors across the country.