Giving Back: Kamal Bell and Sankofa Farms
Kamal Bell isn’t your stereotypical North Carolina farmer, and his Orange County farm isn’t your everyday farm. There, he’s not just farming, he’s also teaching — and doing both in ways aimed at raising the quality of life for people in his nearby hometown of Durham.
CALS’ Quick Guide for the Holidays
You’re four steps away from a brighter, better-tasting season.
Sarah Maddry: Finding a Career Opportunity in Challenging Times
Despite a global pandemic, NC State CALS graduate and former Ag Institute Ambassador Sarah Maddry couldn’t have asked for a better senior year, needed a couple of semesters’ work to earn her degree. Little did she know that a global pandemic was about to dramatically change her university experience while dropping a career opportunity at her doorstep.
2 Named Fellows of Inventors Academy
Two NC State faculty members have been honored for their innovative work at the forefront of their disciplines.
Initiatives to Make N.C. Agriculture a $100 Billion Powerhouse
Three major NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences initiatives aim to transform agriculture and agribusiness,
Shelby Ferrell: From Oaks Leadership to Plant Progeny
While Shelby Ferrell graduates with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science during a pandemic, she reflects on many favorite experiences of in-person classes and adapting to an “unreal” year online.
Students Think and Dig Around New Kilgore Hall Arbor
Thanks to the creativity and perseverance of Julieta Sherk, Dallas Bretzman, their Design/Build students and Facilities staff members, a new arbor now graces a pathway leading to NC State’s Kilgore Hall.
NC State to Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony Dec. 4
NC State will confer degrees on more than 9,100 graduates from the spring, summer and fall semesters of 2020.
Partner Profile: North Carolina SweetPotato Commission
The commission is specifically interested in identifying new varieties of sweetpotatoes that are resistant to pests and disease, easier to harvest and require less infrastructure for curing, all while protecting taste and quality standards.
Pi Alpha Xi Finds Success with Online Plant Sale
Despite cancelling their spring plant sale due to COVID-19, Pi Alpha Xi was determined to have their fall sale. With the help of N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Debbie Roos, the student fraternity moved their sale online.