Back in the Saddle
Franklin County kicked off its 21st annual Horse Tour, where owners can gather, share and gain knowledge of the equine industry.
Engineering a New Mosquito
The field of genetic engineering offers an array of approaches to eliminating human diseases spread by mosquitoes. NC State Univeristy Ph.D. student Sophia Webster is conducting research on one viable solution to the problem.
Aikido, Ag and Environmental Law
Extension Professor Ted Feitshans is equally comfortable in the classroom, in the field or on the martial arts mat. And you might be surprised by how much they overlap.
Seminars to Address Herbicide Resistance
A new seminar series from NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will shed light this semester on the challenges farmers face with herbicide-resistant weeds.
Our Shining Future
A new $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation makes the Plant Sciences Initiative at NC State a reality — and positions North Carolina as a global leader for education, research and innovation in the plant sciences.
Are Your Neighbors Dangerous Pests?
Dr. Michael Reiskind investigates the growth of suburban neighborhoods and how their development effects the species of mosquitos present in the Raleigh area.
Student Spotlight: Wagner Helps Validate Traditional Plant-Based Medicines
Undergraduate research can take students to some interesting places. Recent Plant Biology graduate Charles Wagner (BS ’16) knows that well. Wagner spent most of the summer of 2015 on the Isle of Arran in southwest Scotland as an intern with two master herbalists from the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine.
NC State Researchers Win $7 Million in Specialty Crops Grants
Three NC State University research and Extension projects aimed at improving specialty crops production have won more than $7 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
How to Limit Mosquito Exposure
As we head into prime mosquito season in North Carolina, NC State University Ph.D. student Sophia Webster outlines ways you can limit your exposure by eliminating standing water or using insect sprays.
Student Spotlight: Montana York Bridges Law and Agriculture
First generation college student Montana York is a CALS Ambassador double-majoring in political science and agricultural science. Here’s how she knew CALS was right for her.