Wehner Honored with Career Award
Dr. Todd C. Wehner was presented with the career award at the international meeting of EUCARPIA VI, the European plant breeding organization, in Warsaw, Poland. Dr. Todd C. Wehner is leader of the cucumber and watermelon breeding project at North Carolina […]
Student Spotlight: Johnson Studies Farm-Level Food Loss
In addition to the millions of tons of food that goes into the garbage each year, an untold amount of edible produce goes unharvested from farmers’ fields. A graduate student in horticultural science is helping fill in the blanks on the topic of farm-level food losses and taking the first steps toward reducing them.
Fueling the Future of Specialty Crops
A $1 million specialty crops professorship and allied programmatic endowment for the NC State Specialty Crops Program will create exciting new opportunities for North Carolina farmers.
Barrangou Wins 2017 NAS Award in Molecular Biology
Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou of the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences adds a National Academy of Sciences award to his growing list of accolades.
Manganese Oxides in Treatment System Could Be Mixed Blessing
Bad news or good news? Black sludge grows in water-treatment plant, but can it be used to clean up metal pollutants?
Student Spotlight: Rachel Tabb’s Journey to Her Passion
Nutrition science student Rachel Tabb kept searching until she found her perfect major in CALS.
Simpson Named Biochemistry Department Head
Dr. Melanie Simpson, widely recognized as a top researcher on prostate cancer, will join NC State as the new head of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry.
Student Spotlight: Roman Lawrence Learns To Lead
Roman Lawrence received the H. Bradford Craig Scholarship for Excellence as a student in the Agricultural Institute. After graduating, he transferred into CALS’ four-year program as a poultry science major.
AgPack Strong: A Force of Nature
Armed with two NC State degrees and an unflinching desire to help others, Paula Woodall makes a real difference in the lives of youth and farmers alike.
Phytotron Stands the Test of Time
In the growth chambers and greenhouses of the Phytotron, researchers find ways to improve agriculture, the environment and even transportation and medicine.