Impact

May 26, 2022

The Gift of Perspective

Dr. Tom Wentworth, Emeritus Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology, and his wife, Linda Rudd, made a generous contribution to Research Pack Abroad, which supports student research and faculty travel abroad.

Apr 19, 2022

Four International Agribusiness Titans Commit to Collaborative Work in NC State University Plant Sciences Building

Bayer, BASF, SAS and Novozymes have agreed to collaborate with NC State University researchers at the new Plant Sciences Building, a leading-edge facility at the heart of the university’s N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative.

Mar 1, 2022

North Carolina Farms Grapple with Labor Shortages

Even with a growing dependence on migrant labor, there still is not enough workers to fill farm jobs across North Carolina.

Feb 9, 2022

Could NC Export Poop For Profit?

NC State is partnering to evaluate a low-cost swine sludge dryer to reduce hog lagoon sludge and create farm revenue from exported fertilizer.

Oct 19, 2021

I AM CALS: Rick Brandenburg Serves Farmers in N.C., 50 Countries

After 38 years, an expert on pests in peanuts and turf finds international work more rewarding than ever.

Oct 19, 2021

CALS International Programs Partners for Our Planet’s Progress

CALS faculty members forge collaborations with industry, governments, research institutions and nonprofit organizations, working on every continent except Antarctica. Such projects have helped farmers in developing nations manage plant diseases and insects that harm life-sustaining crops; determined the toll that climate change is taking on rice, one of the world’s most important crops; improved nutrition; trained graduate students in advanced scientific technology—and much more.

Oct 19, 2021

Best of All Possible Worlds

Who benefits from international study? NC State students who are preparing to work in a global economy, as well as top students from around the world who contribute to vital research in North Carolina.

Sep 22, 2021

CALS SAIGE Hosts AGRIVI Agrisuccess Manager Ines Hajdu as Part of Seminar Series

On September 9th, CALS International Programs and CALS SAIGE hosted a virtual seminar with Ines Hajdu, Agrisuccess Manager of AGRIVI. Based in Croatia, Hajdu shared about AGRIV's purpose, goals, services offered, and impact as well as her own experience with agriculture and with the company itself.

Aug 16, 2021

Elevate NC State’s Plant Science Research

In early 2022 the global plant science community will have a new focal point for genetics and genomics research when the Genomic Sciences Laboratory opens in the NC State University Plant Sciences Building. “This new facility syncs well with the World Health Organization’s 2050 initiative to double food production in order to sustain the world’s fast-growing population,” GSL Director David Baltzegar, said.

Aug 12, 2021

Student Spotlight: Md Mahfuz Islam

Islam is one of six out of 101 college classmates who chose to pursue higher-level degrees abroad. He arrived in the U.S. in January 2021 after months of pandemic-related delays in the U.S. and Bangladesh that threatened his academic goals. Islam is now studying the impact of compost on the management of degraded or compacted construction sites and roadside urban soils.