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Richard H. Linton
Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
The Issue: Access
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Recent News More Stories
Dec 1, 2016
Study: Restaurants Not Good at Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customers
A recent study by a team that includes several CALS scientists finds restaurants don’t do an effective job of letting customers know the risks associated with eating undercooked meat.
Nov 28, 2016
Student’s Research Seeks Ozone-Tolerant Wheat
Sayed Mashaheet’s research into wheat and ozone tolerance could help prevent a worldwide famine. Read on to learn about this Ph.D. student and his game-changing work.
Nov 30, 2016
TV Star: FarmHer Features April Shaeffer's Cattle Workshops For Women
April Shaeffer wasn’t looking for a national television debut – but her lauded North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program has found an audience anyway.
Nov 28, 2016
Faculty Focus: Local Food Leader Named N.C. Extension Educator of the Year
The oldest and largest sustainable agriculture organization in the Southeast has named Joanna Massey Lelekacs as its North Carolina Extension Educator of the Year.
Leading the Way
NC State ag research has a massive economic impact on rural North Carolina.
The Covington sweet potato, developed at NC State, makes up 20% of the U.S. sweet potato market.
CALS research has generated more than $25 million in licensing revenue since 2011.
One Turkey at a Time
With no viable treatments, potential Blackhead disease outbreaks could wipe out turkey flocks. Associate Professor Robert Beckstead is researching new, viable ways to treat the disease.