Invasive Flies Prefer Untouched Territory When Laying Eggs
The finding raises questions about how the flies can tell whether a piece of fruit is virgin territory – and what that might mean for pest control.
NC State Experts on COVID-19
Economy: Mike Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Extension Economist, can discuss the effects of COVID-19 on the U.S. economy. See his recent piece in The Conversation here. He can be reached at email@example.com or 919.515.4671. Food safety: Ben Chapman, professor of agricultural and human services and food safety specialist, can discuss food preparation,…
Without going far, kids can explore and learn from familiar environments. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, suggests five easy outdoor activities to try when your kids are feeling cooped up.
New Chair Unites Two Colleges on the International Stage
The James W. Owens Distinguished Chair in International Economics, to be held jointly between the Poole College of Management and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will advance cross-college collaboration and the university’s international reputation. The chair was created with a generous gift from three-time NC State alumnus and former chair of the Board of Trustees Dr. James “Jim” W. Owens.
NC State’s Plant Sciences Building: What People Are Saying
Excitement is building as NC State University ceremonially breaks ground on its Plant Sciences Building on Sept. 6. Here’s what leaders at NC State and in agriculture are saying.
Through the Ants and Canopy Bootcamp, a group of undergraduates from the U.S. and Madagascar will explore diversity in ants – and learn to climb trees – with NC State’s Bonnie Blaimer and the California Academy of Sciences’ Brian Fisher.
Planting A Bountiful Partnership
NC State’s global partnerships create solutions to society’s grand challenges. That’s what Silmara Correia and Colleen Doherty seek to do in a partnership with NC State, Kansas State University and Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Edo Chalutz, Executive Director of US – Israel Binational Agriculture Research and Development (BARD), Visits NC State
NC State received a visit from Edo Chalutz, the executive director of the US - Israel Binational Agriculture Research and Development (BARD) fund, in February 2016.
Dr. Godfrey Asea of Uganda Visits NC State
Dr. Godfrey Asea, director, National Crops Resources Research Institute in Namulonge, Uganda, visited NC State in March to discuss potential long-term collaborations between the university and the institute.
Visit from Pamela Anderson of the Board of International Food and Agriculture Development
Pamela Anderson, member, Board of International Food and Agriculture Development (BIFAD) and director general emeritus of the International Potato Center, visited NC State in March 2016.