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.
Without going far, kids can explore and learn from familiar environments. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, suggests five easy outdoor activities to try when your kids are feeling cooped up.
You Decide: Is North Carolina Keeping Up With Other States?
Economic growth is a little bit like air travel. If growth is slow, it can be a bumpy ride with the threat of a recession always looming. But if growth is faster, the economy can feel like it is cruising, creating opportunities for more people and more places. How does North Carolina's growth stack up?
Looking Ahead to Farm School
Designed for aspiring farmers, the North Carolina Farm School attracts people from all walks of life, including experienced farmers like Miriam Lewis who want to learn about the business side of agriculture.
Extension to Take Part in Upcoming Rural Assembly
Rural leadership is the topic of next month’s Rural Assembly in Raleigh, and NC State Extension will be there, highlighting some of its top programs aimed at promoting prosperity in the state’s rural communities.
Economists Share 2017 Outlook at Ag Development Forum
Dr. Mike Walden discussed some of the key economic goals of the new administration, while Dr. Blake Brown focused on the outlook for North Carolina’s farmers.
From research to solutions: North Carolina’s Plant Sciences Initiative
New jobs, new companies, new products and new solutions: These are among the benefits of NC State University's Plant Sciences Initiative, which is part of the NC Connect bond package.
NC State and agriculture
In a new video from Higher Education Works, NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson talks about the importance of technology for improving the state's $80 billion-a-year agriculture industry both now and in the future.