Student Spotlight: Passion for Ag Turns into Life Calling
Four years ago Abby Whitaker was confident that CALS was the place to pursue her passion for agriculture, and today she’s surer than ever.
CALS Student Helps “Lil’ Aggies” Make Big Splash at State Fair
Sophomore ag education major Rachel Brown is already living her dream, teaching nine students the ins and outs of animal agriculture and showing them the ropes at the N.C. State Fair.
Economic Perspective: Can A Slowing Auto Market Endanger The Economy?
After sizzling for several years there are worrisome signs in the auto buying market. Should we be concerned?
Insect Allies: How the Enemies of Corn May Someday Save It
A new technology could make it possible to save a growing crop from imminent widespread disaster – whether drought, pest or disease. And it doesn’t come in a sprayer.
NoroCORE Wins USDA-NIFA Partnership Award
NoroCORE, a massive integrated agriculture-public health collaborative initiated and led by CALS' Lee-Ann Jaykus, recently received a 2017 USDA-NIFA Partnership Award for Innovative Programs and Projects.
New Applied Ecology Department Head: Derek Aday
With a deep history in both academics and administration at CALS, Derek Aday is excited to head CALS' newest department — and looking forward to connecting even more with community partners and the public.
NC Farm School Helps Aspiring Farmers Realize Dreams
James Payne has had two successful and rewarding careers, and now, with the help of NC Farm School, he’s put together a solid business plan that will allow him to launch a third one. This time, he wants to be a farmer.
You Decide: Should We Worry About Monopolies?
Monopolies are a constant concern for economists. How have they been dealt with in the past, and what can be done about any looming ones in modern times?
AgPack Strong: On the Path to Success
As he pursues his bachelor's degree in horticultural science at NC State, Ag Institute grad Donavan Battle says collaboration, communication and hard work are key to success.
Caramel Apple Crisp is Back!
If you missed the chance to taste Howling Cow Ice Cream's exclusive N.C. State Fair flavor last year, you're in luck. Caramel Apple Crisp is back by popular demand.