Gross Farms in Lee County will join N.C. Cooperative Extension’s centennial celebration this fall. Guests to their agritourism operation make their way through a 15-acre corn maze cut in the shape of Extension’s centennial logo beginning Sept. 20.
Food and agricultural experts from around the nation will join North Carolina peers at the McKimmon Conference Center in Raleigh Nov. 18 and 19 for a wide-ranging discussion of technologies and policies affecting food production. Joel Bourne, Jr., contributing writer with National Geographic, will deliver one of the keynote addresses, “The End of Plenty.”
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has announced that the Department of 4-H Youth Development and Family and Consumer Sciences has a new name: the Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences.
Dr. Joe Zublena, director of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service at N.C. State University, recently received the Friend of the Counties Award from the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners.
In April, CEFS kicked off its 20th anniversary celebration, which continues this fall with a SOILbration and reunion for past faculty, interns and apprentices.
The College’s Silvana Pietrosemoli works with Alleghany County farmers to set up a pastured pork operation.
Students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, along with some Park Scholars, planted and harvested rye seed that will be part of an international celebration marking 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
A new agreement between N.C. State and England’s Harper Adams University brings excitement for the possibilities this partnership may create for faculty and students from both institutions.
As N.C. State’s first Beacon of Enlightenment scholar, Colt Nash will work toward his Ph.D. in immunology/infectious disease.
Erin Beasley and Crystal Cain were among medalists at the HOSA: Future Health Professionals National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. Beasley won first place and Cain took second in the Veterinary Science competition at the week-long conference.