Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored
CALS celebrates its distinguished and outstanding alumni award winners for 2019. Richard Reich and Keith Shoemaker are honored for their contributions to agriculture in North Carolina and beyond.
Non-Traditional: Field Crop Researcher – and National Guard Service Member
Ashley Joyce is on the job…or should we say “jobs?” The National Guard member, research assistant in plant pathology and NC State alumna plans to continue on as a graduate student at the university this fall – though her plans could change due to deployment.
Ants for Antibiotics?: Omar Halawani’s Research Featured At Hunt Library Event
How do ant colonies defend themselves from harmful bacteria? NC State master’s student Omar Halawani is looking for answers. Learn more at Nov. 15’s Never Home Alone event at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus.
Obituary: Distinguished Toxicologist Ernest Hodgson
Dr. Ernest Hodgson, a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Toxicology, a founder of the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute and the first head of NC State’s Department of Toxicology, passed away earlier this month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.