NC Successful Small Farm Opportunities Conference is Feb. 25
Those interested in learning more about small farm opportunities in North Carolina are invited to attend North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s Successful Small Farms Opportunities Conference Feb. 25 in Louisburg.
Faculty Focus: Julieta Sherk Wins Fulbright Award
Julieta Sherk will head to Mexico next fall as a J. William Fulbright Global Scholar in Science and Technology. Learn more about her passion for landscape design as a vehicle for social change and improved community development.
You Decide: Is Farming a High-Tech Industry
The productivity of farmers soared over the past century. The productivity of farms jumped an amazing 140 percent between 1910 and 1950. This is what technology does, but are the productivity gains in farming over?
Faculty Focus: Standish Brings Diverse Skills to New Role as Eastern 4-H Center Director
Jennifer Standish, former recreation program supervisor for Worcester County, Md., became director of North Carolina's Eastern 4-H Center Feb. 1.
Online Master of Nutrition Program Nabs Top National Ranking
NC State’s online Master of Nutrition program ranks No. 1 on a list of the country’s top programs.
‘Visionary Gift’ to Bolster Plant Breeding Program
A new endowment - and allied challenge initiative - from Drs. Charlie and Marilyn Stuber will fuel the future of plant breeding at NC State.
Curtis to Return to NC State as Poultry Science Head
Dr. Patricia Curtis, an expert in poultry and egg processing and product technology, has been appointed head of NC State University’s Prestage Department of Poultry Science.
Economic Perspective: Tradeoffs in Work Schedules
Historically, the 9-to-5 work schedule was the norm. However, with evolving technology and new job markets is that still the case? NC State University economist Mike Walden presents a few studies to find out what current workers think.
“Greater Good” Award to Boost Sweet Potato Research
A plan to shed more light on the complicated genetics of the sweet potato has garnered two NC State University scientists an Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Award from the genomics company Illumina.
Eye on the (Butterfly) Future
Ph.D. student Elsita Kiekebusch is studying how climate change affects a butterfly population, in hopes of aiding conservation.