News Feed 2016-11-26T09:30:47+00:00

News Feed

CEFS news, announcements, press releases and media coverage.

NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Staff Fight Hurricane Florence Floodwaters at CEFS’ Field Research, Education and Outreach Facility

Hurricane Florence is one of the worst storms to hit North Carolina, ever.  CEFS' Field Research, Education, and Outreach Facility at Cherry Research Farm is located in Goldsboro, one of the hardest-hit areas of the state.  NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Research Station Manager Andy Meier and his crew have gone above and beyond -- as they always do in extreme situations -- to protect and care for livestock on the farm and minimize damage to crops and infrastructure. 

Technical Niche Meat Program Coordinator

CEFS’ NC Choices initiative is seeking a full-time Technical Niche Meat Program Coordinator who excels at building relationships with multiple stakeholders, is comfortable managing and moving a process from concept to implementation, makes key business and market-buyer connections, and can translate technical content into on-the-ground assistance for livestock farmers and allied meat business partners.

September 3rd, 2018|Categories: NC Choices, News|

Research Scholar

This Research Scholar position will be a core member of the CEFS team and must be able to work and collaborate with a diverse group (including faculty, administrators, graduate and undergraduate students, technicians, field staff, farmers, supply chain businesses, and other organizations) on work that spans the entire food system. The position will have research, extension, and academic/teaching responsibilities within CEFS.

August 27th, 2018|Categories: News|

Local Food Councils Tackle Hunger and Food Access Issues in North Carolina

Even though it is only 7 a.m., the conference center is buzzing with activity.  Representatives from food councils across North Carolina have called an impromptu meeting to discuss a response to federal budget cuts which threaten funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net.

April 17th, 2018|Categories: Agrophile, Community Food Strategies, News|Tags: , , |