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Jul 17, 2018
New Plant Sciences Research Projects Taking Shape
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers and their partners near and far ramp up interdisciplinary plant research. Case in point: Researchers from NC State and three Danish universities have been working together to better understand plant-microbe interactions.
Jul 17, 2018
AgPack Strong: A Family Affair
Ag Institute grad Jeremiah Jones raises Animal Welfare Approved free-range hogs; grows and processes his own feed; operates a non-GMO soybean processing facility for local farmers and is president of the North Carolina Natural Hog Growers Association. We caught up with Jeremiah and his wife Jessica (also a CALS grad) to learn more about their family farm and why they love what they do.
'Don't be Afraid of Change'
CALS grad Nelson Powell (at left) never planned on a career in agriculture — until he enrolled in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and discovered a new passion.
Leading the Way
Our agricultural research has a massive economic impact on rural North Carolina.
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.
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From Factory Floor to Honors Student
From teenage packing plant worker to animal science student and mentor, Sampson County’s Selena Ibarra is a first-generation college student who refused to quit.
You Tell Us: What Do You Want To See In Rural NC’s Future?
We asked CALS friends and stakeholders across the state: What do you want to see in rural North Carolina's future? How can CALS help?