Only the Fair-est: Capture CALS’ Fair Spirit And Win
Capture and share CALS’ fair spirit this year, and you could win a prize.
Faculty Spotlight: Ashrafi’s Fruitful Career
In his three years with NC State, Dr. Hamid Ashrafi has made significant progress in advancing the Department of Horticultural Science’s research, education and extension programs for blueberry and other small fruits.
Magical Exhibition to Illuminate Raulston Arboretum
For seven nights in November, the magical lighting exhibition Moonlight in the Garden will illuminate and showcase NC State’s JC Raulston Arboretum.
Student Spotlight: International Award-Winner Paul Cockson
Paul Cockson, senior agroecology student in the 2018 Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and undergraduate researcher in Horticultural Science, received the International Society for Horticultural Science Young Minds Award.
CALS Celebrates Outstanding Alumni
Alan Ayers and Tony Avent were honored as the 2018 CALS Distinguished Alumni, along with 13 Outstanding Alumni and 12 Outstanding Young Alumni.
Student Spotlight: AGI Entrepreneur Andrew Emanuels
Andrew Emanuels got his first job cutting grass at age 8. By the time he was a high school senior, he was managing 32 landscaping accounts and two crews. Today, Andrew studies agribusiness in the NC State Agricultural Institute and serves as a U.S. Coast Guard reservist.
Celebrating Local Food, Local Farms
North Carolina has a year-round growing season for agriculture, and the Center for Environmental Farming System’s Farm to Fork initiative is celebrating that fact by spreading out its 2018 activities over several seasons.
CALS’ Newest Major: Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
The start of a new academic year brings a new multidisciplinary major, the bachelor of science in agroecology and sustainable food systems, to CALS.
An NC State University-bred twist on a classic native garden shrub has been a hit with consumers – and for breast cancer research.
Student Spotlight: “I Want to Be Part of the Solution”
CALS senior and Agricultural Institute grad Luke Stancil believes that every child deserves a quality education. That’s why he donated $500 in books to his second-grade teacher. And from that single gift, he has created the JOCO Reads Foundation.