Tradition Meets Innovation
Fueled by their father’s passion for agriculture, Ruthie and DJ Stokes are keeping a family promise: do what you love. The fourth-generation farmers have found common ground in supporting producers back home and feeding a growing population.
Connecting Field and Lab with an Eye Toward Extension
Duncan McSorley has spent the past year and a half interning in extension and the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative on his way to some day becoming an extension specialist.
2022 CALS Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences celebrates its alumni award recipients for 2022. Learn about each winner and how they’re making an impact in their fields.
NC State Plant Breeding Research Fueled by Stuber Professorship
Ramsey Lewis, whose research primarily focuses on tobacco genetics and breeding, has been awarded the Dr. Charles W. Stuber Sr. and Marilyn M. Stuber Distinguished Professorship in Plant Breeding.
Hemp: North Carolina’s Budding Industry
The hemp industry is budding in North Carolina but it hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing. We talk with Extension specialist David Suchoff about what’s been accomplished and what we’ve learned so far.
Maggie Short: NC State Provides Vast Opportunities
A vast array of opportunities, including receiving merit-based scholarships, led Maggie Short to NC State.
Preserving the Future
Carroll McLawhorn, a 1964 graduate of NC State’s Agricultural Institute, hopes to preserve the future of agriculture by giving back to a program that gave him so much.
CEFS’ Creamer Retires After 25 Years of Service
For more than two decades, Nancy Creamer has been dedicated to sustainable agriculture and equitable food systems in North Carolina. She recently retired from the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.
Agriculture Loses Longtime Advocate Dan Weathington
NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is remembering friend Dan Weathington, a supporter and advocate for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative. Weathington recently passed away.
‘Still Growing’ Connects Consumers with Local NC Farmers
Lee County Extension has teamed up with two CALS students to better connect farmers with consumers to provide them with fresh, local food.