Adrienne Tucker

Aug 5, 2020

Thinking Big: Interview with Borlaug Fellow Fatma Gül Maraş Vanlioğlu

Fatma Gül Maraş Vanlioğlu sat down for a short interview with CALS International Programs during her three month Borlaug Fellowship at NC State.

Aug 4, 2020

The Economic Impact of Microwave Processing: From Greene County to Kenya

Josip Simunovic has a passion for improving the world. One food product at a time. His microwave processing technology to turn ugly produce into long-lasting puree has had a major economic impact on communities from eastern North Carolina to Kenya.

Jul 23, 2020

Delivery of Personal Protection Equipment for Agricultural Workers

With support from North Carolina Cooperative Extension, a statewide partnership will deliver 900,000+ masks and infection control supplies to protect health and safety of farmers and agriculture workers.

Jul 16, 2020

‘Map’ of Sweetpotato Genome to Improve Breeding Efforts

NC State scientists recently published a scientific paper that mapped the genetic locations of economically important traits in sweetpotatoes such as higher yield and disease resistance. Through collaborative work between NC State and the International Potato Center (CIP), they have improved sweetpotato breeding efforts.

Jul 7, 2020

Pork, Pandemics and Politics: U.S. Agricultural Trade with China

This issue of the NC Economist explores the impact of recent events on the nuanced agricultural trade partnership between the United States and China. Buffeted by the coronavirus pandemic and political disagreements, what can farmers expect of exports to China in the challenging year ahead?

Jul 1, 2020

Around the World with Prestage Department of Poultry Science

Explore the global impact of Prestage Department of Poultry Science through their interactive map highlighting some of their international activities.

Jun 23, 2020

CALS Researchers Return to the Bench and Field

As NC State ramps up the Research Restart process, here’s how three researchers from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are returning to the lab bench and test field after time away due to COVID-19.

Jun 19, 2020

DSM and North Carolina State University Develop Decade-Long Animal Science Research Partnership

Royal DSM, a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has announced a mutually beneficial agreement between its DSM Animal Nutrition and Health business group and North Carolina State University (NC State). The research partnership, which will span 10 years, focuses on three key research areas: animal gut health, precision nutrition and data-driven decision making for animal health.

Jun 17, 2020

Farmworker Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Farmworkers are essential to our lives. During the COVID-19 pandemic, their work hasn’t stopped. In the latest episode of CALS’ Farms, Food and You podcast, guests share insights on the risks these workers face as they produce the food that’ll end up on our plates in coming weeks and months and on what NC State Extension, its partners and other state agencies are doing to help lower those risks.

Jun 11, 2020

Helping International Students Overcome Global Pandemic Challenges

NC State is helping international students who are grappling with the short- and long-term impacts of the global pandemic.