Got Sheep? Want A Solar Farm?
Many solar energy companies have started leasing land from farmers to build solar farms – and hiring sheep to control ground cover. The trend has been a revitalizing force in the North Carolina sheep industry.
Student Spotlight: Entrepreneur Builds Steam at NC State
From an early age, Ben Alig has taken an entrepreneurial approach to life. Now, he’s a junior studying poultry science and agribusiness management at NC State University, having come through the university’s unique STEAM program.
Gates Grant Helps NC State Solve Molecular Mysteries
The effort to defeat a key African food crop disease gets a boost from a $2.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Gates Foundation Grant Fuels NC State Study of Devastating Crop Disease
An ongoing NC State University partnership to defeat a disease of a key African food crop got a boost recently when the project received a $2.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
CALS Names New Head of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Dr. Garey Fox of Oklahoma State University will join CALS as the new head of the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.