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Enhancing Our Talent Pool

NC State research assistant professor Daniela Jones is passionate about many things, including finding renewable energy solutions and creating a more diverse workforce for the bioscience and agriculture industries.

Get to know Daniela Jones 


Our agricultural research has a massive economic impact on rural North Carolina.


ROI: NC State Extension’s work helps fuel the N.C. economy by delivering solutions directly into the hands of the state’s citizens.


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

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences made AgDaily’s list of major programs and minority-serving institutions that minority students should have on their radars.

Latisha Judd speaking with students about MANRRS
On June 8, the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina presented a $30,000 check to North Carolina State University’s Soldier to Agriculture Program.

A Global Perspective

To meet global challenges in agriculture and life sciences, we need to develop and draw on the world’s brightest minds. That’s why CALS forms international partnerships with scientists, companies and countries around the world, to work together and feed a growing population.