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Kamal Bell at his farm in Orange County, North Carolina

Regaining What’s Been Lost

At Sankofa Farms, doctoral student Kamal Bell looks to agriculture and to the past to break down educational barriers for young African American men.

$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.

CALS in the News

Parasites are going extinct. NC State ecologist Skylar Hopkins talks about parasite conservation with National Geographic.

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A Season of Growth

In this issue of CALS Magazine, we bring you some of our favorite stories about growth. They involve supporting students, learning from refugees, tackling difficult issues, growing agricultural industries and starting new science-based companies.

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