CALS’ Quick Guide for the Holidays
You’re four steps away from a brighter, better-tasting season.
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.
Raising Protein and Produce With Aquaponics
Since graduating from NC State in 2013, CALS alumnus Ashton Thompson has focused on sustainability in food production.
Alumna Alicain Carlson Finds Purpose, Joy in Improving Floriculture
NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Alicain Carlson is exactly where she’s meant to be — working at Syngenta Flower, improving the vibrancy of bedding plants.
Raising Pumpkins in Hues from Orange to Blue
Whether you’re a traditionalist when it comes to pumpkins or looking for something offbeat, you can find a range of colors, thanks to NC State research.
Measuring Greenhouse Gases Starts in Soil
Researchers from NC State’s Crop and Soil Sciences and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) are pioneering research methodology to understand and harness the power of our soil to affect climate change.
Working Toward a More Equitable Food System
For Shorlette Ammons and others who are part of the Committee on Racial Equity, a better understanding of race and racialization in our past and present food system is key to an equitable future.
Horticulture’s Sherk Shows Resilience, Adaptability
Julieta Sherk, a professor in the Department of Horticultural Science, has found being adaptable and innovative is key to evolving as an educator.
Delighting Plant Lovers With Unique Blooms
Tony Avent is passionate about conserving plants. He also enjoys sharing his unique blooms with others through his business, Plant Delights.
A Love for Agriculture and Science
As one NC State chapter ends, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Felicia Shepard is excited to start her next — earning her Ph.D in genetics.