A young man sitting in a tractor looking at farming data.

I would not be who
I am today without
my CALS mentors
and NC State.

Trisha Bhatia

CALS Alumna

Two men looking at plants inside a large container garden with purple lights.

Growing Up

Vertical farming, a space-saving approach to growing crops, is taking shape in a shipping container near campus under the watchful eye of horticultural scientist Ricardo Hernandez and his students.

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Leading the Way

$1.5B

Our agricultural research has a massive economic impact on rural North Carolina.

27-to-1

ROI: NC State Extension's work helps fuel the N.C. economy by delivering solutions directly into the hands of the state's citizens.

95%

Nearly all CALS students with high-need degrees graduate with jobs that have salaries well above the state’s median income.