Student Spotlight: Mitchell Studies How Repellents Affect Gene Expression in Human Liver
For Robert Mitchell, getting to conduct research at the crossroads of human health and insect science has been an unexpected, but rewarding, experience.
Economic Perspective: Territorial Versus Global Business Taxation
One of the elements of the unveiled tax plan is moving from taxing business revenues on a global business to taxing them on a territorial basis. What does this mean and why should the average person care?”
Expand Your Garden Palette with Choice Plants
Looking for something new to spruce up your yard or garden? For those in the Southeast or mid-Atlantic, JC Raulston Arboretum’s Choice Plants program has several recommendations.
Daubert Named MU Vice Chancellor and Dean
Christopher R. Daubert, head of the NC State Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been named vice chancellor and dean of the College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources at the University of Missouri, effective August 1.
Reflections on Commencement
Happy. Anxious. Excited. Proud: With years of work behind them, recent graduates from NC State University's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics reflect on how they feel about earning their diplomas, what they gained from NC State and what they plan to do next.
Extension Front and Center at First Rural Day
Rural Day aimed to raise awareness of the issues crippling North Carolina’s rural communities and inspire action. And Extension is helping lead the way, improving the lives of citizens from the mountains to the coast.
The Boll Weevil War, or How Farmers and Scientists Saved Cotton in the South
Dominic Reisig, NC State associate professor of entomology, recently published an article on the university's research blog about efforts to eradicate the South's most (in)famous plant pest.
Tickets Available for Farm to Fork Weekend Events
The Center for Environmental Farming Systems’ Farm to Fork Weekend is coming soon, and tickets remain for June 2's Sustainable Supper featuring food writer and culinary historian Michael Twitty and for June 4's Farm to Fork Picnic.
Student Spotlight: NC State Helps Ethan Jordan Address Real-World Farm Questions
NC State junior Ethan Jordan lives in two worlds: On the weekends, he's usually working on his family's Columbus County farm. Then on weekdays, he's on campus, pursuing a degree in agribusiness management. These worlds came together recently in practical research Jordan presented at a university symposium.
Economic Perspective: The Staying Power of Tobacco
Consumer preferences and restrictions on smoking have combined to reduce tobacco use in recent years. Does this mean tobacco has become unprofitable?