U.S. Agriculture Secretary and CALS Dean Richard Linton with news media

We transform challenges into agriculture and life sciences opportunities.

Dean Rich Linton

Richard H. Linton

Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Crowds at the N.C. State Fair

Here, There and Everywhere

Heading to the North Carolina State Fair? Keep an eye out for CALS. You'll find us all over the fairgrounds, from the Education Building to the Flower Show -- and most everywhere in between.

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Leading the Way

$1.5B

NC State ag research has a massive economic impact on rural North Carolina.

1-in-5

The Covington sweet potato, developed at NC State, makes up 20% of the U.S. sweet potato market.

$25M

CALS research has generated more than $25 million in licensing revenue since 2011.