There’s a force in the economy that can’t be overlooked, and it may be responsible for the continuing dismal economic news. Mike Walden discusses.
For the 20th year, N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will celebrate its Tailgate tradition. The event is set for 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 — before the N.C. State vs. South Alabama football game — at Dorton Arena on the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.
On June 23, John Stewart of Knightdale was elected president of North Carolina’s FFA Organization – 30 years to the week that his father, Marshall Stewart, was elected state president of the same organization in 1981. They are believed to be the first father and son to serve as state FFA presidents for North Carolina.
The North Carolina 4-H Development Fund Board of Directors has announced its acceptance of a $1 million challenge grant from the members of the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) for a new 4-H learning center.
The program is a partnership between Cooperative Extension and the N.C. Division of Public Health’s Physical Activity and Nutrition Branch.
Pilot Mountain Pride helps local farmers to earn a living raising produce, while establishing the organization as a regional model for produce sales.
North Carolina’s urban areas have generally outpaced rural areas in terms of gains in prosperity. Mike Walden discusses the reasons for the this disparity.
North Carolina State University will use a $25 million grant to strengthen food safety by studying human noroviruses across the food supply chain in an effort to design effective control measures and reduce the number of virus-caused food-borne illnesses.
The Kannapolis Scholars, a program of N.C. State University, will host a one-day conference at the N.C. Research Campus to address the challenges of childhood obesity.
North Carolina State University, N.C. 4-H and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) will host six FoodCorps service members who will conduct nutrition education, build and tend school gardens, and expand farm to cafeteria sourcing of healthy food. FoodCorps members will serve in the following eight North Caroline counties: Brunswick, Gaston, Guilford, Moore, New Hanover, Wake, Warren and Wayne.