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Extension Partners with Community Organizations to Bridge Vaccination Gap

05/26/2021 in Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

The new Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T COVID response program was created when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reached out to USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) offering to fund innovative Extension education to advance adult immunization in rural, medically underserved, and other hard-to-reach communities.

N.C. A&T Team Determines Method to Improve Shelf-Life of Peanuts

07/13/2020 in College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

A study led by Jianmei Yu, Ph.D., a research associate professor in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, evaluated whether the protease treatment of peanuts will have an impact on the oxidative stability during storage. Yu’s previous study showed this treatment was more effective than others in reducing the allergen content of peanuts.