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  • 2016 Small Farms Week - North Carolina A&T State University
    Small Farmer of the Year announced REGISTRATON REQUIRED WHEN Events on March 21 22 23 SUPPORT Qualifying farmers are eligible for financial support for an overnight stay to attend events BACKGROUND A T a land grant institution with a mission of agricultural education and outreach was founded in 1891 and is celebrating the 125th anniversary of that origin this year Theme Our Pride Our Future Small Farms Week is observing its 30 th anniversary and in dual tribute to farmers and the university s proud history is using the theme Our Pride Our Future North Carolina Small Farmers PARTICIPATION Cooperative Extension at A T is asking all 101 Cooperative Extension Centers across the state to collect at least 125 nonperishable food items during Small Farms Week Proceeds remain in the respective communities to help feed food insecure residents Participants of campus based Small Farms Week activities on March 22 and 23 donate canned goods to go to Guilford County area food banks SFW campus collections will combine with donations from School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences staff which oversees Cooperative Extension Click the following links to get more information about Registering for Small Farms Week SFW scholarships for farmers Food drive with 101 Cooperative Extension Centers Food drive for the SAES Points of Pride Academic Athletic Arts prev Engineering Lab The College of Engineering ranks No 1 for the number of degrees awarded to African Americans Research U S News and World Report ranks the COE in the top third of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs ERC Research N C A T is the home of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center ERC Ag Research SAES brought in more than 20 million in research grant funding Webb Hall The School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences SAES is the largest

    Original URL path: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/saes/cooperative-extension/sfw2016.html (2016-02-18)
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  • About Extension - North Carolina A&T State University
    Current Extension outreaches focus on five major areas Sustaining Agriculture and Forestry Protecting the Environment Maintaining Viable Communities Developing Responsible Youth Developing Strong Healthy and Safe Families Several of North Carolina A T Extension s programs have gained regional national and international recognition for their success in addressing the critical needs of individuals families and communities with limited resources Learn more about Programs for People Who we are Extension specialists on campus provide training and technical assistance to Extension agents and paraprofessionals working in counties across North Carolina These county personnel work one on one with the families and individuals in the various programs Where we came from Since the First Morrill Act of 1862 authorized the establishment of a land grant institution in each state to educate citizens in agriculture home economics mechanical arts and other practical professions land grant institutions have played an important part in improving the quality of life for millions of Americans The 1890 Land Grant Institutions like North Carolina A T State University were created as a result of the Second Morrill Act of 1890 which expanded the system of land grant universities to include an historically black institution in those states where segregation denied minorities access to the land grant institution established in 1862 Points of Pride Academic Athletic Arts prev Engineering Lab The College of Engineering ranks No 1 for the number of degrees awarded to African Americans Research U S News and World Report ranks the COE in the top third of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs ERC Research N C A T is the home of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center ERC Ag Research SAES brought in more than 20 million in research grant funding Webb Hall The School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences SAES is the largest

    Original URL path: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/saes/cooperative-extension/about.html (2016-02-18)
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  • Cooperative Extension Programs - North Carolina A&T State University
    all 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina will convene at North Carolina A T State University for the Social Entrepreneurship Conference on Feb 16 in the Alumni Foundation Event Center N C A T Office of Facilities Helps Build Habitat for Humanity Home for Local Family Members of North Carolina A T State University s Office of Facilities other university volunteers and the local Habitat for Humanity braved the cold air and muddy ground on Jan 16 because they were determined to fulfill their commitment to help a local family build their home N C A T to Conduct Siren Test on Feb 11 A siren test will be conducted at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University at 2 p m on Thursday Feb 11 News Archive Transfer Students Open House from 9 a m to noon at the Alumni Foundation Event Center Registration begins at 8 a m Minority Men s Health Initiative s Fighting Diabetes in African American Communities 10a m noon Windsor Recreation Center The 2016 Spring Career Fair will be held from 9 a m 2 p m in the Corbett Sports Center All Events University Events Center Click Here Points of Pride Academic Athletic Arts prev Engineering Lab The College of Engineering ranks No 1 for the number of degrees awarded to African Americans Research U S News and World Report ranks the COE in the top third of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs ERC Research N C A T is the home of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center ERC Ag Research SAES brought in more than 20 million in research grant funding Webb Hall The School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences SAES is the largest among the nation s HBCUs F D Bluford Library F D Bluford Library

    Original URL path: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/saes/cooperative-extension/Programs/index.html (2016-02-18)
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  • Nomination for 2016 North Carolina Small Farmer of the Year - North Carolina A&T State University
    plaque a special monogrammed jacket and 1 500 You may nominate as many qualified candidates as you wish If you nominate a small farmer who is recognized for an award you will also receive special recognition Requirements for 2016 Small Farmer of the Year Nomination form for 2016 Small Farmer of the Year The North Carolina Small Farmer of the Year Award recognizes a small farmer in the state who is a Innovator in livestock and or crop production and marketing Leader involved in contributing time and other resources to build the local community Steward of the environment protecting and enhancing natural resources Wise business person running a farm business in an entrepreneurial manner To nominate a farmer please submit a completed application postmarked on or before August 21 2015 to Dr Michelle Eley chair 2016 Small Farmer of the Year Subcommittee The Cooperative Extension Program P O Box 21928 Greensboro NC 27420 E mail FAX 336 334 7432 Late applications will not be accepted To verify receipt of the application please contact Alice Pennix at apenn ncat edu Thank you for your consideration and participation in this exciting event that recognizes the special contributions of North Carolina small farmers Points of Pride Academic Athletic Arts prev Engineering Lab The College of Engineering ranks No 1 for the number of degrees awarded to African Americans Research U S News and World Report ranks the COE in the top third of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs ERC Research N C A T is the home of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center ERC Ag Research SAES brought in more than 20 million in research grant funding Webb Hall The School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences SAES is the largest among the nation s HBCUs F D Bluford Library F D

    Original URL path: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/saes/cooperative-extension/2016-sfy-pr.html (2016-02-18)
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  • 4-H and Youth Development - North Carolina A&T State University
    school success and family support Another initiative offered is Girl Matters Agents have been trained to collaborate with community partners that provide an interactive hands on learning opportunity that explores core concepts practical interventions and gender responsive theories related to improving practice among girl only and coeducational youth groups Advanced trainings are created through partnerships between extension programs and national and local resources to provide mentoring academic enrichment and culturally relevant learning opportunities for girls and youth Sciences in 4 H youth programs span from interactive forensic science problem solving activities and Junk Drawer Robotics 4 H introduces sciences to ages 9 18 Teaching basic physical science concepts related robotic systems engineering design process and technology tools are used for learning and introducing career paths related to technology and engineering Currently the 4 H STEM Specialist focuses on 4 H Robotics Geo 4 H and 4 H Engineering and Design Points of Pride Academic Athletic Arts prev Engineering Lab The College of Engineering ranks No 1 for the number of degrees awarded to African Americans Research U S News and World Report ranks the COE in the top third of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs ERC Research N C A T is the home of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center ERC Ag Research SAES brought in more than 20 million in research grant funding Webb Hall The School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences SAES is the largest among the nation s HBCUs F D Bluford Library F D Bluford Library is one of the region s premier research libraries Engineering Professor and Student The MSIT Online Program in the School of Technology is nationally ranked by U S News World Report next prev Academic Excellence A T had ninety eight student athletes earn a cumulative 3 0 grade

    Original URL path: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/saes/cooperative-extension/Programs/4HYD/index.html (2016-02-18)
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  • Agriculture and Natural Resources - North Carolina A&T State University
    with small scale acreage We conduct field days tours meetings and conferences to deliver the latest information on farming practices and technologies agricultural business management natural resource conversation food safety and gardening We also develop and deliver programs in community based and local food systems Agriculture and Natural Resources staff strive to Provide Cooperative Extension field staff with educational resources for small scale producers and or beginning farmers Identify crops and alternative livestock enterprises with the potential for increasing farm income Participate in creating community based local food systems and to help producers become successful in those systems Demonstrate technologies and management practices that extend the growing season and protect public health through the use of good agricultural practices Provide growers with the information that will help them safely implement best management practices and environmental stewardship on small farms and gardens Increase food security Provide information for woodlot and forest owners to manage this investment wisely Points of Pride Academic Athletic Arts prev Engineering Lab The College of Engineering ranks No 1 for the number of degrees awarded to African Americans Research U S News and World Report ranks the COE in the top third of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs ERC Research N C A T is the home of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center ERC Ag Research SAES brought in more than 20 million in research grant funding Webb Hall The School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences SAES is the largest among the nation s HBCUs F D Bluford Library F D Bluford Library is one of the region s premier research libraries Engineering Professor and Student The MSIT Online Program in the School of Technology is nationally ranked by U S News World Report next prev Academic Excellence A T had ninety eight student athletes

    Original URL path: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/saes/cooperative-extension/Programs/ANR/index.html (2016-02-18)
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  • Community and Rural Development - North Carolina A&T State University
    want to have in their life Our typical audience includes organizations informal community groups community leaders and small businesses as well as municipal officials Organizational development with boards nonprofits and community based groups and leadership civil engagement represents a big service area for us Our CRD programs also complement other specialized areas such as Economic Development with a special emphasis placed on agribusiness development and marketing local foods Group Process and Facilitation informal coaching and technical assistance and Community Emergency Preparedness Community and Rural Development faculty strive to Help citizens have effective civic engagement and discourse around local issues Empower organizations and groups to develop and implement programs that will make a difference in their communities Provide technical assistance and education to local government organizations and residents in preparing and responding to natural and man made disasters Prominent Community and Rural Development programs include Community Voices Voices Reaching Vision Points of Pride Academic Athletic Arts prev Engineering Lab The College of Engineering ranks No 1 for the number of degrees awarded to African Americans Research U S News and World Report ranks the COE in the top third of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs ERC Research N C A T is the home of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center ERC Ag Research SAES brought in more than 20 million in research grant funding Webb Hall The School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences SAES is the largest among the nation s HBCUs F D Bluford Library F D Bluford Library is one of the region s premier research libraries Engineering Professor and Student The MSIT Online Program in the School of Technology is nationally ranked by U S News World Report next prev Academic Excellence A T had ninety eight student athletes earn a cumulative 3 0 grade point

    Original URL path: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/saes/cooperative-extension/Programs/CRD/index.html (2016-02-18)
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  • Speedway To Healthy - North Carolina A&T State University
    and poor health among children in North Carolina Unhealthy food choices low physical activity and other factors have resulted in alarming health facts such as One in every three children in the state between 10 17 being obese or overweight North Carolina having the 23 rd highest rate of childhood obesity Childhood obesity as a contributing factor to our children possibly becoming the first generation to live shorter and less healthy lives than their parents Physical Activity Nutrition and Obesity 2013 1 1 Physical Activity Nutrition and Obesity in North Carolina QuickFacts 2013 Retrieved March 12 2014 Who created the Speedway to Healthy Speedway to Healthy is a project of 4 H Youth Development of The Cooperative Extension Program a division of the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at N C A T State University Contact Us Shawnee Robinson Speedway to Healthy coordinator Phone 336 285 4676 Email symullen ncat edu Points of Pride Academic Athletic Arts prev Engineering Lab The College of Engineering ranks No 1 for the number of degrees awarded to African Americans Research U S News and World Report ranks the COE in the top third of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs ERC Research N C A T is the home of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center ERC Ag Research SAES brought in more than 20 million in research grant funding Webb Hall The School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences SAES is the largest among the nation s HBCUs F D Bluford Library F D Bluford Library is one of the region s premier research libraries Engineering Professor and Student The MSIT Online Program in the School of Technology is nationally ranked by U S News World Report next prev Academic Excellence A T had ninety eight student athletes earn a cumulative 3

    Original URL path: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/saes/cooperative-extension/Programs/4HYD/speedway/index.html (2016-02-18)
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