Stories From 2017

Jun 27, 2017

Zoo Veterinarian and CALS Grad Amanda Guthrie: “Be Fearless”

Amanda Guthrie is living her dream as senior veterinary officer at the ZSL London Zoo, overseeing the care of nearly 20,000 animals.

Jun 27, 2017

Register Now for Carolina Meat Conference

The fifth annual Carolina Meat Conference, the country's largest gathering of makers of pastured meat, will take place Sept. 25 and 26 at the Millennium Center in Winston-Salem.

Jun 26, 2017

Breeding Better Blueberries

Scientist Hamid Ashrafi builds on a strong NC State tradition in developing berries benefiting consumers and farmers alike.

Jun 26, 2017

Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees

A new study from North Carolina State University finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase.

Jun 26, 2017

Economic Perspective: School Quality and Home Values

Is there a link between school quality and home values? NC State University economist Mike Walden presents a few studies on the matter.

Jun 23, 2017

Livingston Seeks to Enhance Natural Antibiotics in Poultry

With consumers increasingly concerned about antibiotics in poultry, NC State University researcher Kimberly Livingston is partnering with a feed additive and animal nutrition company to find a way to raise healthier poultry without them.

Jun 23, 2017

You Decide: Can Pro Sports Teams Spur Economic Development?

Major league sports are big business in today's world. Does the community see the investment return in it's local economy though? NC State University economist Mike Walden breaks it down the numbers.

Jun 21, 2017

AgPack Strong: ‘It All Starts With Our Youth’

State FFA Coordinator Jason Davis took a quick break from convention week to talk with us about his journey and the power of youth development programs like FFA.

Jun 21, 2017

Arboretum Director: Helping Your Garden Grow

You want a green thumb, but your plants are all brown. Learn how heat and soil affect your garden, and why you should think about getting rid of your lawn.

Jun 20, 2017

Is Biochar a Fix for Sandy Soils?

NC State Extension specialist launches a new research project to see if biochar in a field setting lives up to recent hype.