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N.C. PSI Hack-A-Thon

Plant Sciences Building

Join the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative for Hack-a-Thon at NC State. This competition accelerates agricultural sustainability using machine learning, 3D printing and more. Multiple cash prizes are available for teams in three categories. You must be a student enrolled at the undergraduate or graduate level to participate. Refreshments will be available each day of three-day…


21st Annual Vermiculture Conference

You may have heard about NC State's 21st Annual Vermiculture Conference coming up, but don't be alarmed; opossums and mice won't be scurrying around. Join us at James B. Hunt Jr. Library to learn about how earthworms impact mid-to large-scale vermicomposting for businesses, farms, institutions, and municipalities. From enhanced plant growth to suppressed plant pests,…

Agronomy Club

2405 Williams Hall

All students are welcome! Meeting location is to be determined. For more information, contact a club advisor: Dr. Keith Edmisten ( or Dr. Amy Johnson (

Lunch and Lit in the Garden: Growing in the Garden (Grades 3-4)

JC Raulston Arboretum 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC, United States

The JC Raulston Arboretum invites students in grades third through fourth to come to the garden on Wednesdays in October to enjoy a book by award-winning author Kobi Yamada. We will read What Do You Do With an Idea?, What Do You Do With a Problem?, What Do You Do With a Chance? and Trying.…

Lunch and Lit in the Garden: Wishtree (Grades 5-8)

JC Raulston Arboretum 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC, United States

The JC Raulston Arboretum invites students in grades fifth through eighth to the garden to sit, relax and listen to Wishtree by Katherine Applegate. Wishtree is a timely tale told by a tree named Red Oak who's "216 rings old." This touching story explores the meaning of community while deftly focusing on the birds and…

Spend a Day at State!

Participating High school Juniors, Seniors and Transfer students have the opportunity to Spend a Day at State and learn more about the College of Agriculture and Life Science and the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences! The visit includes a CALS information session, class observation in Crop and Soil Sciences, meeting with the Director of…


FBNS Extension Day and Alumni Octoberfest

Schaub Hall, Room 105 400 Dan Allen Drive, Raleigh , NC, United States

We’re hosting our first-ever FBNS Extension Day from 11:30 am to 6 pm! This event provides our industry and community partners an opportunity to learn about our extension efforts and services. It also gives our department a chance to learn how we can better serve our community! Please invite any of our alumni you are…

Fern Propagation Workshop

Horticultural Field Lab Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC, United States

Join us at the Head House, Horticulture Field Laboratory to learn about the reproductive cycle of ferns and how to propagate them from spores in a fun hands-on workshop! Bob Payne Wake County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer will teach how cell division of gametophytes and sporophytes occurs and guide students to divide cells of varying…

Agroecology Education Farm: Fall Harvest Festival

Agroecology Education Farm

The Agroecology Education Farm will host its first-ever Fall Harvest Festival. This event will consist of a variety of fun fall activities: pumpkin painting, farm Olympics, a costume contest, honey tasting, farm tours and more. We also will have a small club fair for different student organizations to intermingle and share about what they are…


Plant Nutrition and Fertilizing Class

Join distinguished Undergraduate Professor Bryce Lane in his four-week, hybrid plant nutrition course for a comprehensive view of plant growth. He will explain how fertilizers influence plant health and how they can combat nutrient deficiencies so you can best take care of your plants! Advanced registration is required and tickets cost $100.00 for members and…