Stories From Oct 2016
Microbiomes Under the Microscope
CALS’ Stewards of the Future conference focuses on the potential for microbiomes to improve health and agriculture.
Synonymous with Seafood
As he prepares to retire from the NC State Seafood Lab and CMAST — both of which he helped create — Dr. David Green reflects on the last three decades and looks ahead to the future of the North Carolina seafood industry.
One-of-a-Kind Green Street Transforms Downtown Fayetteville
NC State’s Bill Hunt is leading a unique green infrastructure project in the heart of Fayetteville that is the first of its kind in North Carolina.
Student Spotlight: Nashea Williams Plants Dreams at CALS, Meets VP
Since choosing CALS as her pathway to a career in plant breeding, senior Nashea Williams has studied abroad in Costa Rica and met Vice President Joe Biden.
Extension Agent Cultivates a Sweet Spot for Pumpkins
Extension Agent Travis Birdsell is helping Christmas tree growers and others explore a new industry for North Carolina’s high country: pumpkin production.
Economic Perspective: Why Are Interest Rates Continuing to be Low?
Interest rates have continued to be at a historic low recently. What factors could be playing into this? NC State University economist Mike Walden looks at the potential reasons.
NC State, UNC Collaborate on Microbiome Project
With a new grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NC State University are working together to better understand how communities of microbes influence disease transmission.
Raulston Inducted into Raleigh Hall of Fame
The late J.C. Raulston, who founded the university arboretum bearing his name, was among eight individuals recently inducted into the Raleigh Hall of Fame.