Exploring New Avenues
Shana McDowell was using data science to fight COVID-19 and HIV. Now she’s fighting hunger and food waste as a Ph.D. student enrolled in the Ag Data Science certificate program.
Irrigation, Water Management Play Key Roles in Smoothing Drought Impacts
Researchers take historical view of agricultural production and weather data to learn more about farmers’ responses to drought in the U.S.
Partnerships Power Problem-Solving Research
Research partnerships involving the college and the private sector benefit not just agricultural and life sciences companies, but also NC State and the economy.
Student’s Pig and Pines Project Aims to Find Waste Solutions
CALS student Victoria Augoustides, a rising senior in biological and agricultural engineering, aims to find waste solutions for swine and pine industries.
Roberson Named First Suggs Distinguished Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Professor and extension specialist Gary Roberson has been named the inaugural Charles W. Suggs Distinguished Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. The appointment was established through an endowment from professor emeritus Charlie Suggs and his wife, Jane. Their contribution, made in 2018, created the first named professorship in the department’s more than 70-year history.
CALSPack Strong: Carly Graves’ Time Well Spent
Recent CALS graduate Carly Graves reflects on memories made and skills built as a biological and agricultural engineering major.
Faculty Focus: Joe Sagues
A new CALS faculty member sets out to curb climate change and mentor young scientists to do the same.
NC State Researcher Wins NSF Award to Study Impacts of ‘Sunny-Day Flooding’
Several years ago, while Natalie Nelson was visiting her family in St. Petersburg, Florida, she saw the tidewaters swallow much of the coast around her as a thunderstorm came in…
Study Yields Recommendations to Prevent Outbreaks from Waterborne Coronaviruses
Airborne coronaviruses traced to wastewater have caused disease in the past. Researchers suggest ways to keep such outbreaks from happening again.
Robots in the Air and on the Water Could Improve Shellfish Farming
A new NC State project is putting robots to use to monitor water quality in ways that allow shellfish farmers to raise yields and ensure food safety.