New Program Fosters Collaboration Between Students and Industry
A new undergraduate scholars program in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering will give students the opportunity to work outside the classroom on real-world problems.
New Program Addresses the Business of Farming
A new Executive Farm Management Program – offered through a partnership between NC State and East Carolina University – aims to help North Carolina farmers effectively lead complex organizations and compete on a global scale.
A Tree’s Life: Easy Citizen Science for Healthier Trees
Red maple trees have important jobs to do – and so could you, if you happen to have one in your yard and just a few minutes to spare each year.
Despite Rain, Farm Animal Days Delights
Each spring CALS throws open the barn doors to thousands of area school children, teachers and families for a unique hands-on experience with agriculture.
Plants Enrich the Economy and People’s Lives
Springtime is gardening time in North Carolina — and time to celebrate the value that plants bring to people’s lives.
AgPack Strong: An Unexpected Path to Success
Wesley Wilson never imagined he’d be president of a company by age 29. Find out how CALS helped guide him toward a career he loves.
Extension Specialist Addresses U.S. House Ag Committee
NC State’s Guido van der Hoeven tells members of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Agriculture that current tax laws create impediments for farmers who’d like to retire as well as for people who’d like to enter the profession.
Xiang Explores the Evolutionary History of Dogwood Diversity
With flowering dogwoods in full bloom, NC State’s Jenny Xiang takes time out to discuss her research to understand more about the intriguing evolutionary history of its genus.
CALS Student Scientists Dance – With Research
CALS students push themselves beyond traditional science classes, and in turn, find fresh perspective and a much-needed outlet for stress relief and creative thinking.
Study IDs Ways to Encourage ‘Refuge’ Planting, Slowing Resistance to Bt Crops
A study finds a shortfall in the amount of “refuge” cropland being planted in NC – increasing the rate at which crop pests evolve the ability to devour genetically engineered Bt crops.