Stories From Nov 2017

Nov 30, 2017

NC State Team Helped Growers Transition Away From Methyl Bromide

When the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a recent news story about its efforts to help wean farmers from methyl bromide, it acknowledged an NC State research and extension program for its success in helping strawberry, tomato and pepper growers maintain yields as they moved away from methyl bromide.

Nov 27, 2017

Professor Emeritus Doug Gross Fulfills Dream, Parachutes For First Time at 93

93-year-old Doug Gross, professor emeritus and a World War ll veteran, parachuted for the first time on Nov. 11, 2017. His timing was perfect for Veteran's Day.

Nov 27, 2017

Freshman Advancement Seminar Poster Session

CALS students will present posters based on their course seminar projects. Come stop by and visit with these outstanding students.

Nov 25, 2017

Student Spotlight: Mike Jones and the Economics of Cutting-Edge Ag Technology

The academic journey of Florida native Mike Jones spans Peruvian potato fields and the irrigated deserts of Syria to arrive where Jones is today: on NC State’s campus, a Ph.D. student investigating the impacts and public perception of cutting-edge agricultural technology.

Nov 25, 2017

Serving Students in CALS Career Services

Invite CALS Career Services to speak with your students to help prepare them for interviewing and the job market.

Nov 24, 2017

CALS Business Operations: November Newsletter

Updates, reminders and helpful information to help our business processes flow smoothly.

Nov 24, 2017

Angie Barefoot Awarded “Pride of the Wolfpack”

“These are some good students, and I do what I do for them. I work for the students.”

Nov 19, 2017

Farm Transition and Congressional Tax Reform

Current tax law creates impediments keeping some farm transfers from occurring. While the Congress is debating tax reform, Extension Specialist Guido van der Hoeven presents the proposals he offered to the House Committee on Agriculture in this issue of the NC State Economist.

Nov 17, 2017

Getting to the Genetic Root of Stem Cells

NC State scientists and collaborators find faster ways to identify the complex gene interactions that make stem cell renewal and differentiation in plants possible.

Nov 16, 2017

Agreement Strengthens Research Partnership with Premex

A master research agreement can mean the difference between weeks of negotiating and starting a project almost right away. NC State recently entered into such an agreement with Premex, animal feed and nutrition company.