Something To Chew On

Farmland helps Sow the Seeds of NC’s Agricultural History

photo courtesy of the NCMOH

In order to tell the story of North Carolina agriculture effectively you really need to go outside. Emily Grant, the Youth Programs Coordinator at the North Carolina Museum of History realized this back in 2007 and set about bringing the outdoor planters to life. If you’ve been to Bicentennial Plaza – the mall that runs between the Museum of History ... Read More »

Learning at Farm Animal Days


Dr. Todd See, Head of Animal Science, NCSU, highlights the many ways students, parents and teachers learned about animal agriculture at the 2015 Farm Animal Days. This hands-on experience is a highlight for many local schools and families. Make plans to join us again next year! Other Videos from 2015 Farm Animal Days Read More »

What do NCSU vets think consumers should know?

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NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Dr. Barrett D. Slenning discusses his work with farmers and clients up and down the food chain to help them provide what society needs. Learn more about the use of antimicrobials in livestock in this video interview. Read More »

How do NCSU vets help ensure safe milk & foods?


NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Dr. Derek Foster discusses his work with both students and farmers to help ensure the health of all livestock, making sure they are producing safe and wholesome milk and foods. Check out this interview to learn more! Read More »

Dinner & A Movie


Want to celebrate NC agriculture and enjoy a great movie?  Host a “Dinner & A Movie” party for your friends. Prepare a great meal of foods that are raised and grown in North Carolina, and watch Farmland – a film that steps inside the world of farming for a first-hand glimpse into the lives of young farmers and ranchers.  Find ... Read More »

NCSU Vet School Open House – Great for families!

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Bring the family to NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s open house. Saturday, March 28th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. One Health: Your Family,Your Health The “One Health” concept recognizes that the health of the environment influences the health of people and all animals–wildlife as well as pets, horses, and farm animals. One Health is of great interest to medical ... Read More »

#HowToTuesday: 5 Spring Garden Tasks You Can Do Right Now

Photo Courtesy of NC Cooperative Extension

In this week’s #HowToTuesday, we wanted to share with our friends that garden five things you can do right now to prepare your spring garden. • Baby it’s cold outside…and you’ve been using your fireplace – save those ashes and use them on your vegetable garden, bulb beds and non-acid loving plants. • The first cut is the deepest…prune crossing, ... Read More »