Stories From Jun 2016
Legislature learns about waste-to-energy research
Ph.D. student Zachary Lentz presents swine manure research to legislature and the public on Graduate Education Day.
Why is hog waste so difficult to process?
Dr. John Classen, of NC State University’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, explains how different hog waste is from human waste and why it is so difficult to treat.
How Native American Agriculture Spread Bees in Pre-Columbian North America
Using genetic markers, researchers have for the first time shown how cultivating a specific crop led to the expansion of a pollinator species. In this case, the researchers found that the spread of a bee species in pre-Columbian Central and North America was tied to the spread of squash agriculture.
Search is on for new department head, faculty
Recruitment has begun for 21 faculty and administrator positions in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, part of the new strategic hiring plan.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers John Cavanagh and Rodolphe Barrangou are among the NC State scientists working on different approaches to fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.