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Aug 15, 2016

Aikido, Ag and Environmental Law

Extension Professor Ted Feitshans is equally comfortable in the classroom, in the field or on the martial arts mat. And you might be surprised by how much they overlap. Feitshans’ long, eclectic… 

Aug 12, 2016

Seminars to Address Herbicide Resistance

A new seminar series from NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will shed light this semester on the challenges farmers face with herbicide-resistant weeds. The three-part series will… 

Farmer out standing in his soybean field.

Aug 11, 2016

Our Shining Future

A new $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation makes the Plant Sciences Initiative at NC State a reality — and positions North Carolina as a global leader for education, research and innovation in the plant sciences. 

An artists rendering of the exterior of the proposed Plant Sciences research complex.

Aug 3, 2016

Plant Sciences Initiative Info and Listening Sessions Scheduled

NC State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences administrators will lead an upcoming series of public information and listening sessions about an initiative aimed at making North Carolina the global… 

View of E. coli under a microscope

Jul 26, 2016

Register Now for Microbiomes Conference

Registration is open for the 2016 Stewards of the Future “Microbiomes: Unseen Opportunities for Agriculture and Health,” a conference hosted by NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Microbiomes — the communities of micro-organisms… 

Crowd at Turfgrass Field Day

Jul 20, 2016

Come to the NC State Turfgrass Field Day

NCDA & CS Pesticide Credits: 3.0 [(L N D X)] OR 2.0 [(L N D X) and 0.5 (A)] GCSAA Educational Points: 2.5 NC Landscape Contractors’ Licensing Credits 2.5L The… 

A large group of young people wearing green shirts and holding a large poster participating in the 2016 North Carolina State 4-H Congress

Jul 20, 2016

1,000 4-H Hands Feed The Hungry

Nearly 500 4-H’ers lived their pledge of “hands to larger service” Monday July 18 as they joined together to pack 80,000 meals for hungry North Carolina families. 

Researchers look at food plant

Jul 12, 2016

Food Safety — In Virtual Reality

In the wake of food safety scares at big-box sellers like Chipotle and Trader Joe’s, NC State University food scientists are harnessing the power of virtual reality to keep contaminants off… 

Job applicant waits in the career center.

Jun 19, 2016

CALS Is Hiring Faculty, Administrators

Recruitment has begun for 21 faculty and administrator positions in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, part of the new strategic hiring plan. 

NC State student shows young boy a chick.

Apr 15, 2016

Farm Animal Days: Connecting agriculture and education

NC State University’s annual Farm Animal Days lets area children experience agriculture up close and hands on with the guidance of CALS experts. Field days are important because agriculture is crucial to the North Carolina economy – and more than two-thirds of that contribution is generated by farm animals.