Professor Dennis Werner and graduate student Melissa Tinling are creating a network of campus pollinator gardens to support monarch butterfly migration.
Occupational change in North Carolina
Many say the job market is changing rapidly and that future workers may change what they do -- their occupation -- several times during their work career. NC State University economist Mike Walden explains what he's found as he's looked closely at occupations in North Carolina.
Faculty Focus: Moore talks Chautauqua, ag and outhouses
Award-winning Professor Gary Moore has given in-depth talks at prestigious institutions around the country, on subjects ranging from the legacy of Booker T. Washington to how agriculture has changed to feed a hungry planet. But he's quick to tell you one of his most requested lecture topics: The History and Evolution of the Outhouse.
To Print a Plant
If NC State University’s Ross Sozzani and Tim Horn are right, three-dimensional bioprinting of plants could help push forward the field of plant improvement in a revolutionary way, allowing for the kind of improved yields needed to feed a fast-growing world population.
Two generations, one professor
Professor Bob Patterson has taught many students in his long career with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, but it's a rare thing to have taught one Crop Science alumnus and his son as well.
Three special guests to highlight Farm to Fork Picnic Weekend
The ninth annual Farm to Fork Picnic weekend will not only be about great food but also great discussion, with an award-winning chef and two food policy experts with ties to the White House serving as special guests.
A new plan for financing college
The cost of attending college is a big issue today, with some arguing that college debt held by graduates keeps them from buying homes and other durable consumer goods. One university recently unveiled a new plan to address the rising cost of college. NC State University economist Mike Walden discusses the highlights.
Ag and agbiz worth $84 billion in NC
Agriculture and agribusiness – food, fiber and forestry — make up an $84 billion-a-year industry in North Carolina, contributing one-sixth of the state’s income and employees, according to the latest figures from NC State University economist Mike Walden.
You Decide: Is there occupational churning?
NC State University economist Mike Walden has been looking closely at jobs in North Carolina — what kinds they are and how they have been changing. Our job market is constantly churning, meaning there are always some existing jobs being cut while new jobs are being created. Are there any trends?
AgPack Strong: Farm Life, Big City
Recent graduate Morgan Malone found an agriculture career path inside a bustling state capital.