Student Spotlight: Mike Jones and the Economics of Cutting-Edge Ag Technology
The academic journey of Ph.D. student Mike Jones spans Peruvian potato fields and the irrigated deserts of Syria to NC State’s campus, where he investigates the impacts and public perception of cutting-edge agricultural technology.
Stakeholders, University Celebrate Plant Sciences Partnership
Agricultural leaders planted their stakes, literally, in the ground on NC State’s Centennial Campus, as they marked the commitments they’ve made to the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative.
Study Finds Grad Students Benefit From Industry-University Collaborations
A new study finds graduate students garner professional benefits from being trained as part of research consortia that bring together university and industry partners.
NC State Prof Inducted Into National 4-H Hall of Fame
For both his lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H, NC State University professor emeritus and 4-H alumnus Dr. James W. Clark Jr. was inducted last week into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Brings Listening Tour to NC State
A multi-state listening tour brought Sonny Perdue to NC State University, where he heard repeatedly about the importance of communicating with and educating the public about the importance of agricultural innovation to rural prosperity.
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.
‘Pickin’ in the Pines’ to Help Send Kids to 4-H Camp
Love barbecue and bluegrass? Check out Pickin’ in the Pines on Oct. 21 at Millstone 4-H Camp. It’s a fundraiser aimed at allowing youth with limited resources to attend a week at 4-H camp next summer.
Recluse or Not? Scientists Use Twitter to Tackle Spider Questions
Don’t panic! Scientists want to use social media to help folks learn more about brown recluses (and their lookalike spider kin).
New Program Supports Students Pursuing Doctorates
NC State’s TRIO Programs launch a new initiative that focuses on first-generation students, students with limited resources and students from underrepresented groups who are seeking doctorates.
Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees
New NC State research shows that earlier and longer flowering seasons have detrimental effects on bumble bees.