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UNC-TV Features

UNC-TV, a state public television network, plans to highlight North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s centennial by telling our story throughout the year on “North Carolina Now”.

June 30, 2015 The Future of N.C. Cooperative Extension
Producer Donna Campbell takes a look at the future of N.C. Cooperative Extension by showing how the organization is working to continue fulfilling the needs of clients across the state through financial, human and research resources in the wake of significant funding reductions. Extension leaders are evaluating how to adapt the program to be more sustainable going forward.

January 29, 2015 Promoting Farm Business
The N.C. Cooperative Extension helps farmers promote their businesses.

September 25, 2014:  Local Food
NC Now on UNC-TV takes a look at the role of N.C. Cooperative Extension within the local food movement. North Carolina is one of the top twelve states in the country for local farmers markets, and consumer interest has increased in obtaining fresh products directly from the farm.

August 28, 2014: Disaster Preparedness
N.C. Cooperative Extension helps North Carolina prepare for, respond to, and recover from all types of disasters. From agricultural issues to severe weather or other natural disasters, Cooperative Extension has knowledge to help our state deal with these problems.

July 24, 2014: Local Foods
Supporting the Local Foods initiative is one of N.C. Cooperative Extension’s priorities. With the help of N.C. Cooperative Extension, the Local Food movement is growing strong in North Carolina.

June 26, 2014: Environmental Stewardship
Environmental stewardship is important to protect all of North Carolina’s natural resources. Concepts learned through soil and water conservation over the years has helped N.C. Cooperative Extension work with communities large and small to manage their storm water runoff.

May 29, 2014: New Agriculture/Niche Marketing
Niche market farmers are bolstering the agriculture industry in North Carolina and N.C. Cooperative Extension helps these niche farmers bring their products to fruition.

April 24, 2014: Youth and 4-H
North Carolina leaders describe their experiences growing up with 4-H. Learn how this youth program has expanded from its traditional roots in agriculture to include science and robotics knowledge today.

March 27, 2014: Former Gov. Jim Hunt, Almanac Gardener Mike Gray and Associate Extension Administrator Fletcher Barber of N.C. Agricultural and Technical State University describe how the Morrill Act of 1862 led to the beginnings of Cooperative Extension and how Extension adapted to serve citizens in the 20th century.

December 18, 2013: Dr. Joe Zublena & Dr. Fletcher Barber talk about the N.C. Cooperative Extension’s 100 years of service and its ongoing mission and programs.