N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the economic pros and cons of drilling for oil and natural gas in North Carolina and off the state's coast.
New guidelines will allow urban farms and community gardens to compost up to 1,000 lbs. of food waste each week. Learn how to safely convert food waste to rich compost at two workshops -- May 14 and June 17 -- offered by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.
Nine College of Agriculture and Life Sciences employees, including four from N.C. Cooperative Extension, have been recognized as recipients of Awards of Excellence and CALS Safety Awards for 2012-13.
A Virginia Cooperative Extension agent has been named to direct the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program in Vance County.
Dr. Sam Pardue has been named associate dean and director of academic programs for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, effective May 1. Pardue, former head of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, has been serving as the interim director of academic programs in CALS since July 1, 2012.