U.S. Army soldiers being trained in animal handling thanks to a partnership between CALS and CVM.

We transform challenges into agriculture and life sciences opportunities.

Dean Rich Linton

Richard H. Linton

Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Graduating students raise their wolf hand high during commencement.

Reflections on Commencement

Happy. Anxious. Excited. Proud: With years of work behind them, recent graduates of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics reflect on how they feel about earning their diplomas, what they gained from NC State and what they plan to do next.

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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.