We transform challenges into agriculture and life sciences opportunities.
Richard Linton, Dean
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Alumni Win World Food Prize
Two NC State alumni are among the four winners of the 2016 World Food Prize, one of the most important and coveted international awards given in agriculture.Learn More
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CALS Hiring 21 Faculty
To better prepare our students and serve our clientele, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is looking for world-class talent in people who share our values and passion for excellence.
1,000 4-H Hands Feed The Hungry
Nearly 500 4-H’ers lived their pledge of “hands to larger service” Monday July 18 as they joined together to pack 80,000 meals for hungry North Carolina families.
Student Spotlight: Blowflies and Biochem
For Sarah Ermatinger, forensics and biochemistry go hand in hand. The rising sophomore is not only a CALS honors student but an award-winning cheerleader.
Register Now for Microbiomes Conference
Registration is open for the 2016 Stewards of the Future “Microbiomes: Unseen Opportunities for Agriculture and Health,” a conference hosted by NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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 global market.
CALS research has generated more than $25 million in licensing revenue since 2011.
Putting the Science in Low and Slow
NC State University’s BBQ Camp takes participants back to school as they study the science behind the art that is barbecue. The two-day seminar was the first public offering of a university-level, science-based class in the Southeast.
Phytotron Facelift and Plant Research
NC State University’s Phytotron is ready to tackle 21st century challenges of food and energy security. The National Science Foundation features the laboratory for growing plants under various combinations of strictly controlled environmental conditions in its Science Nation video series.