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Dec 23, 2016

How to Prepare Your Own Eggnog

Ever wonder how to make your own egg nog at home? NC State University's Dr. Ben Chapman has a few tips for how to safely prepare this holiday staple on your own.

Dec 20, 2016

Maturing South Atlantic Hop Industry is Topic for March Conference

When it comes to producing hops the South Atlantic is maturing – so much so that an annual conference focused on the industry will be much more “homegrown” than ever.

Dec 14, 2016

FarmHer Episode Live For Extension’s Newest TV Star

April Shaeffer's North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program garnered national attention this year from FarmHer, an RFD TV program focusing on the contributions of women in agriculture. Clips from the show are now available online.

Dec 7, 2016

Apply Now for 2017 Women in Agritourism Workshop

An upcoming conference offers North Carolina women in agritourism the chance to meet other operators and build a statewide network of support, fellowship and education. The application deadline is Dec. 15.

Dec 6, 2016

AGI Veterans Initiative Seeks Support, Mentors

North Carolina State University’s Agricultural Institute has stepped up to meet some of the unique challenges veterans face when leaving military service – but some key needs must be met in order for the program to prosper.

Dec 4, 2016

Extension Connections, Big Results

There’s a direct connection between Assistant Professor Benjamin Reading’s bass research and the tremendous early success of an Aurora fish hatchery – thanks to Aquaculture Extension Agent Mike Frinsko.

Dec 1, 2016

Cooking Stuffing This Holiday? Here’s a Simple Way to Help Ward Off Foodborne Illness

Extension specialist Ben Chapman offers food safety tips to help ensure that foodborne illness isn't on your holiday menu this season.

Nov 30, 2016

TV Star: FarmHer Features April Shaeffer’s Cattle Workshops For Women

April Shaeffer wasn't looking for a national television debut – but her lauded North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program has found an audience anyway.

Nov 29, 2016

Food for Thought

Associate professors Ben Chapman and Dana Hanson dished up sliders -- and food safety tips -- during NC State's Ag Day.

Nov 28, 2016

Faculty Focus: Behind the Scenes in the Vascular Plant Herbarium

NC State University’s Vascular Plant Herbarium Director describes what it’s like to look after more than a hundred thousand plant specimens – and why it’s important.