It’s in the (Produce) Bag
COVID-19 may bruise North Carolina’s tourism economy this summer, but it’s not stopping the Vacationer Supported Agriculture program from connecting travelers to local foods
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.
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.
Highlights and Hopes: Dean Linton’s Reflections at the Start of a New Year
Another year in the books for CALS – and it was a big one. 2017 saw major advancements in each of the college’s initiatives, multiple new department head and faculty hires, innovative new programs to increase student access, record fundraising and research award totals … and the list goes on.
A Lasting Legacy: Probiotics Pioneer Todd Klaenhammer Retires
If you’ve ever enjoyed a cup of yogurt, you’ve consumed millions of bacteria that are good for you. And Dr. Todd Klaenhammer’s fingerprint is all over them.
Farm Tours Give Students Peek at Real-World Ag
Ag Business Management majors have a rare opportunity each semester to get out of the classroom and visit real farms and agribusinesses, gaining valuable experience and building connections.
Student Spotlight: An Artist with a ‘Passion for Plants’
Meet Amy Arnold, the student behind the prize-winning illustration on this year’s special-edition CALS Alumni and Friends t-shirt.
CALS Tailgate is Just Around the Corner!
What better way to kick off the NC State football season than by attending the university’s largest alumni gathering? Join us for CALS Tailgate before the Wolfpack home opener against Marshall on Saturday, Sept. 9.
NC State and Oracle Pilot ‘Big Data’ Project to Grow Agriculture
Oracle has selected NC State as a university partner to pilot a new program that uses big data to solve grand challenges in everything from agriculture to textiles to engineering. First on the list? Sweet potatoes.