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Currituck Extension offers information on the meat supply chain By Cameron Lowe, Currituck Extension You have likely seen much on the news and floating around social media in regards to potential meat shortages due to [...]
First in Future: Food and Hunger Join us for part five of the series with guests Mike Darrow (Executive Director, Feeding the Carolinas) Tessa Thraves (Farm to School Coordinator, NC State University Center for Environmental [...]
May 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Solar grazing has the potential to serve as a win/win for sheep producers and solar companies. Join us at Rogers Cattle Company to learn how sheep producers [...]
"As you have likely noticed in recent weeks, fresh beef, chicken and pork have all been hard to find on the grocery shelves. As consumers have stocked up in anticipation of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, the [...]
Spectrum News covers MeatSuite.com, a website where consumers can find local farms selling pasture-raised meat in bulk. | Spectrum News
Like so many others, CEFS initiatives and research units have been impacted by COVID-19. Staff and affiliated faculty have adapted quickly to the new environment and are continuing their programming and research projects in compliance [...]
Why measure crops you’ve already decided aren’t worth harvesting? We can give you one good reason. Our team learned several leftover crops on North Carolina farms were of high enough quality to sell profitably. On the flip side, we also learned some crops wouldn’t justify the cost of sending the harvest crews back in.
Paid student apprenticeships with area food and farm businesses are now open for applications from WNC students. The apprenticeship program is part of the EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems Project in the seven western counties of [...]
Last month, Whole Foods Market selected the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) and Piedmont Culinary Guild (PCG) as community partners for their 5% Day Community Giving Day. On October 17th, 11 participating Whole Foods [...]
November 12, 2019: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Dr. Chris Reberg-Horton, Assistant Director of Collaborative Research at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) and Professor of Cropping Systems at North Carolina State University, (919) [...]