Drs. Dennis Brown and Raquel Hernandez of NC State's CALS are testing a lifelong vaccine to the Zika virus.

We transform challenges into agriculture and life sciences opportunities.

Dean Rich Linton

Richard H. Linton

Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

CALS student Brooklynn Newberry, a plant pathology major, in lab.

The Issue: Access

“It doesn’t matter where you start. It matters where you finish.” Check out the new CALS Magazine to learn about how we're tackling the issue of student access.

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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 U.S. sweet potato market.


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