Mar 8, 2023
Planting strips of wildflowers near lawns can help pollinators, an NC State Extension expert found.
Jul 15, 2021
Home gardening saw a dramatic increase during the pandemic. NC experts discuss why and share tips for keeping it growing long past quarantine.
Dec 17, 2019
Can drones give the Christmas tree business a leg up? Let's find out!
Nov 22, 2019
Our food-safety expert shares research-based tips for how to buy, thaw, prep and cook your Thanksgiving feast so everyone stays happy and healthy.
Nov 20, 2018
A new paper highlights the potential of citizen science to address pressing research challenges in agriculture and food systems.
Oct 8, 2018
The North Carolina State Fair is an annual celebration of food, agriculture, language and music, and the Wolfpack have had a hand in the fun for more than 100 years. Discover six surprising connections between NC State and the State Fair.
Aug 2, 2018
NC State researchers are partnering with communities, agencies and local residents on a wide range of projects to improve air and water quality.
Jun 27, 2018
There’s something brewing in the basement of Schaub Hall. The hoppy aroma can be traced to the NC State Brewing Lab, which plans to increase production later this year.
Jun 26, 2018
Ten of the most vexing pests that prey on agriculture in North Carolina.
Jun 21, 2018
Meet seven little critters that live around North Carolina -- and that you've probably never noticed.
Nov 2, 2017
Mike Walden gives a preview into his new book, and predicts what the state of North Carolina will be in the year 2050.
Jul 20, 2017
Every summer, North Carolina 4-H Electric Congress draws young people from across the state for hands-on learning, and fun, in science, technology, engineering and math related to electricity.
Aug 31, 2016
Henry M. Covington was a longtime extension specialist whose research and partnerships with growers spurred the growth of North Carolina’s sweet potato industry. He passed away in 2004, but the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission (NCSPC) established an endowment to honor the man affectionately known as “Mr. Sweet Potato” and to ensure that his legacy would continue.
Oct 15, 2015
An NC State program to empower Hispanic youth was named a “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education” by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Since 2007, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program called "Juntos" has helped close the achievement gap for Hispanic Youth in North Carolina and has been expanded into other states.
Jun 10, 2015
New employees are encouraged to join a tour of Kinston, N.C., to learn more about NC State’s work outside of Raleigh.