MaryBeth Tyndall, 4H and Poultry Science freshman

We transform challenges into agriculture and life sciences opportunities.

Dean Rich Linton

Richard H. Linton

Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Two scientists look at tomatoes growing in a greenhouse.

Breeding Better-Tasting Tomatoes

NC State's tomato breeding program delivers more flavorful and disease-resistant tomatoes for farmers and home gardeners alike.

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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.