Fiber Hemp: Haute or Hype?
NC State researchers are evaluating new regionally-appropriate fiber hemp varieties as an alternative textile crop well-suited to a burgeoning industry.
JTI Partners with N.C. PSI to Advance Sustainability and Innovation in Agriculture
JTI Leaf Services has been a longtime partner of NC State in research, teaching and extension. Now they’re a partner in sustainability and innovation through the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative.
Kuraparthy Awarded For Cotton Improvement Research
For his exceptional contributions to cotton genetics understanding and plant improvement, Vasu Kuraparthy, received the Cotton Genetics Research Award from the National Cotton Council of America.
Three CALS Professors Named 2021 AAAS Fellows
have been named 2021 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.
The Little Family Farm: Built On Love and Hard Work
Kate and Kaleby Little are living the life they always dreamed of. After meeting at NC State, they got married, bought a beef farm, and are now raising their 1-year-old daughter to love agriculture just as much as they do.
Could NC Export Poop For Profit?
NC has more phosphorus from animal manure than our farms can use. NC State is partnering to evaluate a low-cost swine sludge dryer to reduce hog lagoon sludge and create farm revenue from exported fertilizer.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton to Step Down
Dean Richard Linton will step down from his position at NC State this month to become the president of Kansas State. Linton joined NC State as the dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 2012 and has grown the college to 294 faculty in 12 different departments, more than 2,700 undergraduate students and more than 1,000 graduate students during his tenure.