On Call with Veggie Doc Lina Quesada-Ocampo
NC State scientist Lina Quesada is on the front lines with county Extension agents in helping vegetable growers deal with devastating plant diseases.
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.
Calling All Foodies
Interest in cooking and food – local food, especially – is growing. The Extension Master Food Volunteer program engages North Carolinians in food and nutrition programming and trains volunteers to help share research-based information.
Aikido, Ag and Environmental Law
Extension Professor Ted Feitshans is equally comfortable in the classroom, in the field or on the martial arts mat. And you might be surprised by how much they overlap.
Twitter, “felfies” and everyday tech on the farm: Extension encourages innovation
When’s the last time you took to Twitter to research local crop yields? Or used Google Earth to map soil types on 100 acres of land? Despite their reputation as conduits for selfies and the new teen slang, common online platforms are being converted by a growing group of farmers into tools that help raise safe, tasty meat and produce to keep the world fed. Extension agent Paul McKenzie aims to help these tech trends grow in North Carolina.
New director named for Lincoln County Cooperative Extension
Thomas L. Dyson has been named to direct the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program in Lincoln County. Dyson’s appointment as Lincoln extension director was announced by Dr. Joe Zublena, director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service at North Carolina State University, and Tracy Jackson, Lincoln County manager.
N.C. Cooperative Extension celebrates centennial birthday with bash, proclamation
North Carolina Cooperative Extension has been changing lives for 100 years, and it’s time to celebrate. Extension personnel from throughout the state will converge in Raleigh on May 19 and 20 for festivities that will kick off with a celebratory dinner and culminate with a proclamation by Gov. Pat McCrory. Media are invited to attend both events.