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December 2021

Watermelon Queen

Dec 9, 2021

AHS Student Details Her Time as Watermelon Queen

Anna Young, an agricultural science major, reflects on her time as NC Watermelon Queen and her future after NC State. 

steel wolf on campus

Dec 8, 2021

Welcomes, Awards, Recognitions and Farewells

We are welcoming new department members, recognizing those who received awards and nominations for their work, and saying goodbye to several faculty and staff members. 

Dec 7, 2021

Faculty Publish Research on Students in Ag Access Programs

Barbara Kirby, Travis Park Wendy Warner, with a colleague from Wake County Public Schools, were recently published in the journal NACTA. 

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Dec 6, 2021

The Challenges of Underrepresented Students in AgEd Programs

Faculty members Joy Morgan and Wendy Warner, along with an AHS doctoral student, were recently published in the journal JAE. 

Female Distance Ed Student sitting on steps working on her laptop.

Dec 3, 2021

YFCS December Blog: How to Manage Your Time More Effectively

In the December YFCS blog post, professor Carolyn Bird highlights the importance of time management for quality work and life experiences. 

Dec 3, 2021

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton to Step Down

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton has announced that he will step down from his position at NC State in mid-February 2022 to become the president of Kansas State. 

Dec 1, 2021

How to Produce a Grand Champion Christmas Tree

Over the years, the White House has selected a North Carolina Fraser fir for its annual Christmas Tree. But what does it take to produce a Grand Champion Christmas Tree? The secret comes from NC State.