New Applied Ecology Department Head: Derek Aday
With a deep history in both academics and administration at CALS, Derek Aday is excited to head CALS’ newest department — and looking forward to connecting even more with community partners and the public.
CALS Honors Extraordinary Alumni
CALS alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate more than two dozen extraordinary alumni at the college’s annual Alumni Awards Ceremony.
Federal-University Partnerships, Renewed Funding Boost Climate Research
With five new university consortium partners and a renewed five-year funding award, NC State University will continue to host the Department of the Interior’s Southeast Climate Science Center.
Organic Tobacco: Better Ways to Get Off to a Good Start
Interest in organic tobacco farming has been growing in recent years, and at NC State University, researchers are taking the guessing game out of one of the most important steps in production: how best to fertilize seedlings.
Students Challenged to Design Incredible Edible Cars
Foods like protein bars, a sausage link, carrots and cookies became car parts in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering’s annual Edible Vehicle Design Competition.
What Should Elephants Eat?
Every six weeks, animal science graduate student Jordan Wood’s research requires a trip to the zoo. The project: understand how native tree species could be used to supplement the diet of the North Carolina Zoo’s African elephants.
Extension Clinic Helps Beekeepers Protect Their Colonies
As news continues to grow about problems faced by honey bees, NC State Extension is using the latest science to help beekeepers assess one of the most important factors in their colonies’ success — the health of their queens.
AgPack Strong: On the Path to Success
As he pursues his bachelor’s degree in horticultural science at NC State, Ag Institute grad Donavan Battle says collaboration, communication and hard work are key to success.
Animal Science Partnership Nabs National Symposium
About 600 pre-veterinary students and 30 advisors from 77 colleges and universities across the United States attended the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Symposium, traveling from as far away as Oregon and Puerto Rico to engage in hands-on labs and lectures on current veterinary topics.
Student Spotlight: Hall Aspires to Lend a Hand for N.C. Agriculture
Junior soil science student Lane Michael Hall knows what he wants to do — to help North Carolina agriculture — and is busy getting it done.