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Sunflowers on the NC State campus

CALS Summer Stories

CALS students were busy this summer with fulfilling internships and life-changing study abroad trips.


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

NC State University’s fully operational dairy farm, Howling Cow Creamery, is known for its delicious ice cream and its efforts to build a transparent dairy industry. Learn more about Howling Cow from Alex Ives, the dairy education coordinator.

Stacked containers of Howling Cow ice cream

The Next Frontier is Here

At CALS, there is no final frontier in agriculture, just the next one. The future of agriculture is here and in progress. We harness big data to tackle big challenges like a growing population, increasing urbanization and climate change. We go beyond the field and lab to test new plant varietals in space. We create global collaboration in our research efforts. And that’s not the half of it. Get a glimpse of what we’re up to.