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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. 

Volunteers and community participants take part in an Extension gardening demonstration inside of a greenhouse

Apr 26, 2023

Our State Shines Spotlight on Extension Programs Statewide

Our State, North Carolina's award-winning monthly magazine, highlights Extension’s statewide impact in its May 2023 issue. 

NC State students on campus

Jan 10, 2023

On the Right Foot: Tips for the New Semester

Starting a new semester can be tough. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to manage your stress levels and enhance your college experience. 

Rich Bonanno

Dec 20, 2022

Rich Bonanno Named Vice Provost for Outreach and Engagement

Rich Bonanno has been named vice provost for Outreach and Engagement, effective Jan. 1, 2023. 

A brown and white cow in a field

Dec 8, 2022

Groundtruthing Climate-Smart Grasslands

Extension faculty from the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences have joined a network of partners to assist producers in implementing grassland management strategies. 

rabbit stew on a counter

Nov 15, 2022

Heritage Foods Make a Comeback

As chefs and foodies raise awareness of heritage foods, CALS research and extension work to make them more profitable for farmers and more readily available to consumers. 

Marlena Chieffo standing in a greenhouse wearing a shirt that says "Support your local farmers"

Nov 11, 2022

NC State Apprenticeship Programs Introduce Veterans to Farming

NC State Extension is connecting veterans, like Darius McKoy and Marlena Chieffo, to agriculture and farming through multiple apprenticeship programs. 

pumpkins and other fall squash and gourds

Nov 5, 2022

Go Beyond Fall Flavors by Cooking With Pumpkins

There are a few sure-fire signs of fall, one being pumpkin-flavored everything. But is it good for us? NC State Extension's Catherine Hill suggests cooking with real pumpkin to get your healthy, fall flavor fix.