Stories From Mar 2017
Project Aims for New and Better Cover Crops
NC State University’s Chris Reberg-Horton is among collaborators in a nationwide project to develop new and better cover crops.
Kathariou Elected to American Academy of Microbiology
Sophia Kathariou, NC State professor of food science and microbiology, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
Breeding a Better Stevia Plant for the Southeast
At NC State University, scientists are working on something sweet, experimenting with ways to improve a plant that yields a sweetener known as stevia.
Program Builds Leaders for North Carolina Agriculture
With farmers making up only 2 percent of the population, James Lamb believes it’s more important than ever for them to let the public know about agriculture. That’s just one of the reasons he devoted 50 days over two years to a program aimed at preparing agricultural leaders for North Carolina.
Five Things To Know About Farm Animal Days 2017
Maybe you’re a longtime Farm Animal Days expert. Maybe you’ve already picked your date and registered online (though you don’t have to register in order to attend), and all that’s left is to decide whether you’ll try roping a cow right away, or go straight for the free Howling Cow ice cream.
Restaurant and Farm Pairings Set for 10th Anniversary Farm to Fork Picnic
Farm to Fork Picnic Weekend events will celebrate relationships between local farmers, chefs and culinary artisans.
NC Ag Awareness Day Supports Research to Grow Agriculture
Nearly 500 people gathered in Raleigh recently for North Carolina Ag Awareness Day, an event designed to celebrate agriculture and its $84 billion a year contribution to the state’s economy.
Faculty Focus: 45 Years and Going Strong
Labin “L.T.” Woodlief Jr. has worked for NC State University for 45 years. And he’s eyeing the big 5-0. Woodlief is a research specialist in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.
Yes, We Might Have No Bananas
Rob Dunn’s newest book, “Never Out of Season,” examines the risks of a lack of biodiversity in our food supply. Dunn is a professor in the Department of Applied Ecology.
Online Master of Nutrition Program Nabs Top National Ranking
For the second year in a row, NC State’s online Master of Nutrition program ranked No. 1 on a list of the country’s top programs by BestColleges.com.