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Nov 14, 2011

Wynne Plans to Retire in 2012

Dean Johnny C. Wynne will retire in July 2012 after eight years leading the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and a half-century association with NC State. 

Nov 2, 2011

Smarter College Cooking

Living in a dorm or apartment is no reason to subsist on ramen noodles. A group of curious college cooks learned to prepare fresh, healthy meals with a little help from two grad students. 

Oct 19, 2011

Homegrown Talent

Meet two of the horticultural masterminds behind a garden spot at the N.C. State Fair—they're your colleagues—and see our photo gallery. 

Oct 17, 2011

Davis Inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame

Dr. Michael Davis, assistant vice chancellor for extension and engagement, has been inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame. 

Jul 5, 2011

Behnke Honored for Parenting Initiative

Dr. Andrew Behnke, Extension specialist, has been recognized for his leadership and contributions to a national parenting initiative. 

Jun 29, 2011

Extension Agents Win Awards

The National Association of County Agricultural Agents presented communications awards to eight professionals with North Carolina Cooperative Extension. 

Apr 6, 2011

In Memoriam: Jon Ort

Services are scheduled this week for Dr. Jon F. Ort, former extension director and associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, who died April 4. 

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 25, 2011

NC State Teams Up for Sustainable Growth

NC State experts teamed up to deliver an award-winning guidebook, online curriculum and workshops on how to protect the state’s natural resources during times of growth. 

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).