Despite Rain, Farm Animal Days Delights
Each spring CALS throws open the barn doors to thousands of area school children, teachers and families for a unique hands-on experience with agriculture.
Faculty Focus: 45 Years and Going Strong
Labin “L.T.” Woodlief Jr. has worked for NC State University for 45 years. And he’s eyeing the big 5-0. Woodlief is a research specialist in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.
Haddad Named Fellow of Ecological Society of America
Dr. Nick Haddad, wildlife corridor expert and professor of applied ecology, has received a prestigious Ecological Society of America fellowship.
Fueling the Future of Specialty Crops
A $1 million specialty crops professorship and allied programmatic endowment for the NC State Specialty Crops Program will create exciting new opportunities for North Carolina farmers.
Barrangou Wins 2017 NAS Award in Molecular Biology
Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou of the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences adds a National Academy of Sciences award to his growing list of accolades.
Simpson Named Biochemistry Department Head
Dr. Melanie Simpson, widely recognized as a top researcher on prostate cancer, will join NC State as the new head of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry.
AgPack Strong: A Force of Nature
Armed with two NC State degrees and an unflinching desire to help others, Paula Woodall makes a real difference in the lives of youth and farmers alike.
Vivian Howard’s Words Resonate, Celebrate
During her Dec. 15 Eloise Cofer Lecture on connecting food, family and community, Howard shared stories of growing up in Deep Run, N.C., and how proud she is to be from Eastern North Carolina.
NC State Charcuterie School Teaches Art, Science of Cured Meats
NC State Extension Meat Specialist (and connoisseur of cured meats) Dr. Dana Hanson and his team offer a unique course on how to make tasty — and safe — charcuterie.
Esbenshade Tapped as FSLI Director
Dr. Ken Esbenshade has been named director of the Food Systems Leadership Institute, a national executive leadership program.