Stories From Oct 2020

Oct 28, 2020  |  AgPackStrong!

Alumni Spotlight: Archie Griffin Plans Farm of the Future

What keeps Archie Griffin up at night? More often than not, it’s a foreboding sense that he may one day lose the farm that his grandfather started building in the 1960s.

Oct 22, 2020  |  Honors and Awards

Candace Haigler Awarded for Cotton Fiber Research

NC State cotton fiber scientist Candace Haigler is the first recipient of the 2020 Women in Agriculture Biotechnology and Genetics Award from Cotton Incorporated.

Oct 21, 2020  |  AgPackStrong!

Lake Wheeler Field Lab Names New Superintendent

Bridget Lassiter, a Crop Science alumna, brings a can-do attitude to her new role as the first female superintendent of NC State’s Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab.

Oct 19, 2020  |  Academics

Making Virtual Class Work

Thanks to wise planning and a hefty dose of creativity, Crop and Soil Sciences instructors are taking remote-learning students outside the classroom and even a bit further this year.

Oct 14, 2020

Research Station 70+ Year Partnership Leads to New Endowment

Today’s NC State weed research stems from a nearly 70-year partnership with the Sorrell-Wilkerson family, a partnership that culminated in an endowment from the Sorrell family that will permanently keep property where the research has taken place under the university’s guardianship.

Oct 13, 2020

Extending a Helping Hand

Across North Carolina, NC State Extension stands in the gap between high tech and high touch for the state’s citizens. Providing services to all 100 counties in “normal” times takes the tireless efforts of hundreds of NC State Extension workers. […]

Oct 12, 2020  |  Student Spotlight

From Sunrise to Startups, Grad Students Plan Futures

CALS graduate students keep an eye on farming’s horizon. In labs and fields, they’re working to solve today’s problems and preparing to take on tomorrow’s challenges.

Oct 7, 2020

N.C. PSI Names New Platform Directors

The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative named four new platform directors and the interim director of operations. These leaders will guide the initiative’s research, Extension and education activities.

Oct 5, 2020  |  Research

Measuring Greenhouse Gases Starts in Soil

Researchers from NC State’s Crop and Soil Sciences and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) are pioneering research methodology to understand and harness the power of our soil to affect climate change.

Oct 5, 2020  |  News and Events

Enrollment Opens Soon for Spring Online Courses

Are you are professional seeking to enhance your education? Or maybe looking to explore other careers? We have online courses available this Spring that are excellent ways to achieve your goals.