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.
Celebrating Local Food, Local Farms
North Carolina has a year-round growing season for agriculture, and the Center for Environmental Farming System’s Farm to Fork initiative is celebrating that fact by spreading out its 2018 activities over several seasons.
CALS’ Newest Major: Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
The start of a new academic year brings a new multidisciplinary major, the bachelor of science in agroecology and sustainable food systems, to CALS.
An NC State University-bred twist on a classic native garden shrub has been a hit with consumers – and for breast cancer research.
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.
CALS Makes Strides Toward Regulatory Science Center
A three-year gift from Bayer Crop Science helps NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences move closer to its goal of setting up a Center of Excellence for Regulatory Science in Agriculture.
New Plant Sciences Research Projects Taking Shape
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers and their partners near and far ramp up interdisciplinary plant research. Case in point: Researchers from NC State and three Danish universities have been working together to better understand plant-microbe interactions.
Louws Steps Up As Head of CALS’ Department of Horticultural Sciences
Frank J. Louws has been named head of the Department of Horticultural Science in NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Conference: Sustainable Practices in Landscaping
The daylong conference for landscape professionals takes place July 26 at the JC Raulston Arboretum.
Inside the Box: NC State Indoor Farming Research Gets Boost
CALS’ Ricardo Hernandez breaks new ground when it comes to controlled environment agriculture, the increasingly popular practice of producing crops indoors. A recent gift boosts his research and teaching programs.