NC State Extension

Apr 23, 2020

Food Safety Guidance for Bulk Purchases of Frozen Poultry, Meats

Due to changes in the supply chain, some meat and poultry manufacturers are selling large amounts of product directly to consumers. NC State Extension food safety experts have developed resources to guide consumers.

Apr 6, 2020

Strawberry Season Arrives Early and in Abundance

With strawberry season set to peak at about the same time as COVID-19, North Carolina producers are taking steps to ensure that consumers have safe access to one of the state’s most popular crops.

Apr 1, 2020

Quick and Tasty Edibles for Spring

Now is the perfect time to start a small garden at home. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, reviews a number of vegetables that families can grow within two months.

Mar 25, 2020  |  Extension

NC State Extension Launches Portal for COVID-19 Resources

NC State Extension specialists and subject matter experts launched a COVID-19 Resources and Information Portal to provide research-based information to help North Carolinians navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 17, 2020

Boredom Busters

Spending unexpected time at home with the kids? NC State Extension's Liz Driscoll outlines five fun indoor projects to help keep everyone’s minds active and hands busy.

Mar 11, 2020

Refresh Your Home with Easy-to-Maintain Houseplants

Nothing freshens up your living space like a few well-placed houseplants. In addition to bringing the outdoors in, houseplants may help improve indoor air quality and provide a natural beauty that can be both relaxing and energizing.

Feb 6, 2020

Community Gardens Connect, Teach and Feed Us

Each year, NC State Extension Master Gardener℠ (EMG) volunteers share research-based information and promote sustainable gardening practices through community projects across North Carolina.

Nov 11, 2019

Veterans on the Farm

Two former military couples use their North Carolina Farm School experiences to introduce other veterans to opportunities in farming.

Nov 3, 2019

Reducing Bacterial Diseases in Peppers

NC State is part of a multistate research project to reduce bacterial diseases in peppers.

Oct 22, 2019

Brazilian Soybean Intern Stays, Just a Little Bit Longer

A graduate student in crop and sciences at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná in Brazil, Barros arrived at NC State to learn more about soybean cultivation in North Carolina and extended his stay for the friendships and new experiences.