Food Safety — In Virtual Reality

NC State University food scientists are harnessing the power of virtual reality to keep contaminants off your dinner plate.

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We transform challenges into agriculture and life sciences opportunities.

Dean Rich Linton

Richard Linton, Dean

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Young child with sweet potato in farm field

Alumni Win World Food Prize

Two NC State alumni are among the four winners of the 2016 World Food Prize, one of the most important and coveted international awards given in agriculture.

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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 global market.


CALS research has generated more than $25 million in licensing revenue since 2011.