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Kristin Sargent

May 8, 2020

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. 

May 6, 2020

Spring Class of 2020, Congratulations! You’ve Earned It

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is saluting the spring class of 2020 and their accomplishments through virtual celebrations. 

A young boy in a garden planting greens

Apr 1, 2020

Quick and Tasty Edibles for Spring

Now is the perfect time to start a small garden at home. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, reviews a number of vegetables that families can grow within two months. 

Woman on a laptop while at local coffeshop.

Mar 30, 2020

Top 10 Resources for NC State Distance Education Students

If you are just beginning an online program, or have found yourself transitioning to online classes here are a few resources from NC State to help you succeed. 


Mar 19, 2020

Students Learn Plenty Despite Shortened Study Abroad Trip

Despite having their spring break study abroad program cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students and staff said it’s a learning experience they’ll never forget. 

Peyton Gardner gardening cabbage

Mar 12, 2020

Focused on Problem-Solving and Advocacy

NC State student Peyton Gardner plans to leave this world better than she found it by the work she’s doing at the Department of Horticultural Science. 

A variety of peppers

Nov 3, 2019

Reducing Bacterial Diseases in Peppers

NC State is part of a multistate research project to reduce bacterial diseases in peppers. 

Logan Agnaarsson

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.