Stories From May 2019

May 29, 2019

NC State Faculty and Students Lead Workshop in Peru

NC State plant biologists Heike Sederoff and Marcela Rojas-Pierce recently led a recent workshop on bioinformatics and plant molecular biology at the National University of San Agustin, in Arequipa, Peru. They are hoping to develop and grow the collaboration.

May 28, 2019

Juntos Program Move to DASA Strengthens Local Communities

Juntos is now part of DASA Pathways which includes seven other programs providing support to prospective and current college students. NC State Extension will continue as a partner.

May 27, 2019

Last Chance to Buy Farm to Fork Picnic Tickets

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ Farm to Fork Picnic is this weekend, and tickets remain available.

May 27, 2019

EFNEP Celebrates 50 years with Conference and Awards

For 50 years, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program has been fighting to free individuals from food insecurity, poor nutrition and choices that are detrimental to the health of families. To celebrate the 50-year milestone and to plan for the next 50 years, EFNEP staff from across the state gathered in Raleigh last week.

May 13, 2019  |  Announcements

Excellent Time of Year: CALS Faculty and Staff are Winning

University level and college level awards, along with graduate student, faculty and staff awards - we have many community members to congratulate.

May 9, 2019

CALS Business Operations’ May Newsletter

Please take a moment to read the CALS Business Operations May newsletter for updates, deadlines, training opportunities, helpful resources, and more.

May 8, 2019

Perdue Announces Top Sites for ERS and NIFA Relocations

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the finalists from the 35 states vying to become the new homes of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

May 6, 2019

Weekly Produce Box Pickup Available on Centennial Campus

Collin’s Produce is bringing the farm right to NC State! Collin’s Produce has just launched the NC State Centennial Campus Produce Box.

May 6, 2019

Winners Named in Research Foundation Board’s Recent Research Competition

Sophia Webster, Katherine Kelly and Eduardo Hatano took home top awards in a competition judged by N.C. Agricultural and Life Sciences Research Foundation Board of Directors.

May 2, 2019

NC 4-H Camps and Centers Receive $60k CAMP Grants

Capital and Access to Maximize Participation (CAMP) grants will provide camper scholarships and funding to improve camp facilities.