By the time North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s first agricultural editor Frank Jeter died in 1955, his name was a household word, reflecting his success over four decades in helping people convert new knowledge into more productive farming and happier rural living. The NC State College of Agriculture and Life Science’s communications team celebrated Frank Jeter’s legacy this week, marking 100 years since his hiring in November 1914.
The Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP) has selected the N.C. Cooperative Extension Facilitation Team as one of two recipients for the JCEP Excellence in Teamwork Award and as a presenter for the 2015 JCEP Conference in Las Vegas.
A number of North Carolina Cooperative Extension professionals authored articles that appear in the February 2014 issue of the Journal of Extension.
North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s leaders highlight the organization’s 100 years of service, and its ongoing mission and programs, on UNC-TV, the statewide public TV network.
Martha Mobley, Franklin County agricultural agent with N.C. Cooperative Extension has been named the North Carolina Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Extension Educator of the Year.
The N.C. Association of Cooperative Extension Specialists presented awards to Matt Martin and Dr. Barbara Fair on May 3 at the association’s final meeting of 2012-13, N.C. State University’s Brickhaven Building.
Dr. Rick Brandenburg, William Neal Reynolds Professor in the Department of Entomology, will be recognized March 1 as one of eight Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award winners at Purdue University. Brandenburg earned a bachelor’s degree in entomology from Purdue in 1977.
Dr. Marshall Stewart was among the 20 fellows of the Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI) honored recently during a ceremony at the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities in Denver.
Epsilon Sigma Phi, Cooperative Extension’s professional development organization, presented awards at its 2012 annual meeting in Sanford, Nov. 8, and elected new officers as well.
Martha Leonard Mobley, agriculture agent for N.C. Cooperative Extension in Franklin County, was recently honored for her 24 years of service by the Franklin County Cattlemen’s Association.