We transform challenges into agriculture and life sciences opportunities.
Richard Linton, Dean
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Microbiomes Under the Microscope
What exactly are microbiomes? Why are they considered to be the next big thing in agricultural and life science research? Our conference explores these questions and more.Learn More
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Oct 16, 2016
NC State, UNC Collaborate on Microbiome Project
With a new grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NC State University are working together to better understand how communities of microbes influence disease transmission.
Oct 4, 2016
Raulston Inducted into Raleigh Hall of Fame
The late J.C. Raulston, who founded the university arboretum bearing his name, was among eight individuals recently inducted into the Raleigh Hall of Fame.
Oct 13, 2016
CALS: Nearly Everywhere at the Fair
Turn a corner at the North Carolina State Fair, and chances are you’ll encounter State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. CALS has a long history at the Fair, providing judges for contests, manning exhibits and dishing out its famous Howling Cow ice cream.
Oct 4, 2016
Grad Pursues the Art and Science of Horticulture
For alumna Brittany Bell, horticulture science has been a fulfilling way to marry a love of art and science.
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 U.S. sweet potato market.
CALS research has generated more than $25 million in licensing revenue since 2011.
Scooping a ‘Cowload’ at the State Fair
Ever wonder what it’s like to scoop Howling Cow ice cream for thousands of people at the N.C. State Fair? Check out this peek behind the scenes with Jennifer Fideler, master scooper and vice president of NC State's Food Science Club.