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Feb 11, 2011

Flower Power

If your Valentine's Day roses have already wilted, take heart. NC State researchers are working on this thorny challenge. 

Feb 7, 2011

Eagle’s Eye View

Using a webcam and wireless technology to monitor an eagle's nest has created a community connection with wildlife. Learn about Dr. Ted Simons' project and see the baby eagles.  

Feb 1, 2011

Book Harvests Gardening Advice

A new book cherry-picks the best gardening advice for North Carolinians from an award-winning Cooperative Extension newsletter. 

Jan 10, 2011

In Memoriam: Ken Fager

Ken L. Fager, a researcher and educator with the university’s Center for Environmental Farming Systems, died Dec. 31. He was 48. 

Jan 5, 2011

Extension Employees Honored

Cooperative Extension employees were recognized during the annual chapter meeting of Epsilon Sigma Phi, extension's professional development society. 

Jan 3, 2011

Sherman Releases Vermiculture Book

Rhonda Sherman, solid waste Cooperative Extension specialist, is co-editor of the first scientific book on vermicomposting (composting with worms). 

Dec 21, 2010

Zublena Leads Extension

Dr. Joe Zublena has been named state Cooperative Extension Service director and associate dean for extension in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Dec 15, 2010

Homing in on Bed Bugs

NC State experts are fighting back against bed bugs with training and genetic research on pesticide resistance. Learn more and watch a bed bug-sniffing beagle. 

Dec 14, 2010

Blankenship Named Horticulture Society Fellow

Dr. Sylvia Blankenship has been elected a fellow of the International Society of Horticultural Science, joining an elite group of 10 honorees. 

Dec 7, 2010

Orr to Lead Emergency Planning Committee

Candy Orr, safety and health coordinator for NC State’s field laboratories, has been elected vice chair of the Wake County Local Emergency Planning Committee.