Alumni

Nov 10, 2022

Snack King Expands Business, Continues to Give Back

Josh Monahan's 1in6 Snacks is growing quickly. In addition to donating to food banks, the CALS alumnus has a new partnership with NC State University that benefits student scholarships.

Nov 1, 2022

ABM Alumnus Helps Introduce New Tobacco Crop in North Carolina

Jimbo Eggleston has helped farmers start growing Connecticut Broadleaf Tobacco in North Carolina and Virginia through his role as a leaf buyer at Hail & Cotton.

Oct 3, 2022

Economics Alumnus Wins CALS Outstanding Alumni Award

2022 CALS Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient James "Jim" Owens discusses his academic and professional journey and the opportunities he has had to give back to NC State.

Sep 9, 2022

ABM Alumnus Navigates His Career With Precision

Justin O'Ferrell, precision agronomist for Nutrien Ag Solutions, reflects on his journey through the Ag Business Management program and to his current career.

Jul 18, 2018

AgPack Strong: A Family Affair

Jeremiah is an AGI alum and Jessica majored in poultry science and minored in agribusiness management and animal science.

Dec 29, 2017

AgPack Strong: Steve Valencsin Helps Farmers Put Data, Tech to Work

An agricultural entrepreneur and graduate of NC State’s Agricultural Institute recently made Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 list for enterprise technology.

Aug 25, 2017

AgPack Strong: Leigh Hammond, The Quadruple Threat

CALS alum Leigh Hammond earned degrees from NC State, taught here and is now a benefactor to those following in his footsteps.

Mar 6, 2017

AgPack Strong: Rachel Grantham’s Advice to Students

During her time at CALS, Smithfield’s Rachel Grantham learned a lot about agricultural business management, networking – and the importance of keeping an open mind in your career.

Feb 1, 2017

AgPack Strong: Caitlin Boon Speaks Up For Food Safety

From a Wolfpack baby bottle and her first 4-H presentation at age 9, senior FDA official Caitlin Boon has a long history with CALS.

Jan 13, 2017

AgPack Strong: A Force of Nature

Armed with two NC State degrees and an unflinching desire to help others, Paula Woodall makes a real difference in the lives of youth and farmers alike.