Stories From Apr 2017

Apr 26, 2017

What Should Elephants Eat?

Every six weeks, animal science graduate student Jordan Wood’s research requires a trip to the zoo. The project: understand how native tree species could be used to supplement the diet of the North Carolina Zoo’s African elephants.

Apr 25, 2017

AgPack Strong: On the Path to Success

As he pursues his bachelor’s degree in horticultural science at NC State, Ag Institute grad Donavan Battle says collaboration, communication and hard work are key to success.

Apr 24, 2017

Animal Science Partnership Nabs National Symposium

About 600 pre-veterinary students and 30 advisors from 77 colleges and universities across the United States attended the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Symposium, traveling from as far away as Oregon and Puerto Rico to engage in hands-on labs and lectures on current veterinary topics.

Apr 17, 2017

Despite Rain, Farm Animal Days Delights

Each spring CALS throws open the barn doors to thousands of area school children, teachers and families for a unique hands-on experience with agriculture.

Apr 11, 2017

Plants Enrich the Economy and People’s Lives

Springtime is gardening time in North Carolina — and time to celebrate the value that plants bring to people’s lives.

Apr 10, 2017

Lee Ivy and DELTA Team win 2017 Gertrude Cox Award

DELTA congratulates Lee Ivy as a recipient of the 2017 Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology. Nominated for his exemplary course, HS200, Home Horticulture, Ivy accepted the award on Monday, April 3.

Apr 7, 2017

Reputation Helps Veteran Select NC State Horticulture Online Program

Student Veteran Logan Agnaarsson decided to enroll in NC State’s Online Horticulture Graduate Certificate Program to learn more about the science of plants.

Apr 4, 2017

CALS Student Scientists Dance – With Research

CALS students push themselves beyond traditional science classes, and in turn, find fresh perspective and a much-needed outlet for stress relief and creative thinking.