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April 2017

Poultry Science grad Wesley Wilson of Ag ProVision

Apr 10, 2017

AgPack Strong: An Unexpected Path to Success

Wesley Wilson never imagined he'd be president of a company by age 29. Find out how CALS helped guide him toward a career he loves. 

Mr. van der Hoeven at a desk in the Capitol building.

Apr 10, 2017

Extension Specialist Addresses U.S. House Ag Committee

NC State's Guido van der Hoeven talks with the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Agriculture about the impact of current tax laws. 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Apr 10, 2017

Economic Perspective: Is There An Age Demographic Sweet Spot?

There is a saying that demography is destiny, meaning that the age composition of the population determines much of what happens in a country. Is there an optimal age composition for a country? 

CALS Dean Richard Linton speaking at the CALS campaign kick-off event

Apr 5, 2017

Celebrating the Extraordinary

NC State has launched the most ambitious capital campaign in university history. And CALS is front and center, well on its way to raising 25 percent of the total $1.6 billion goal. 

Jenny Xiang surrounded by a flowering dogwood in full bloom.

Apr 5, 2017

Xiang Explores the Evolutionary History of Dogwood Diversity

With flowering dogwoods in full bloom, NC State's Jenny Xiang takes time out to discuss her research to understand more about the intriguing evolutionary history of its genus. 

CALS student Dedreanna Scott is dancing with the NCSU Dance Company this Thursday

Apr 4, 2017

CALS Student Scientists Dance – With Research

CALS students push themselves beyond traditional science classes, and in turn, find fresh perspective and a much-needed outlet for stress relief and creative thinking. 

Photo of corn in the field

Apr 4, 2017

Study IDs Ways to Encourage ‘Refuge’ Planting, Slowing Resistance to Bt Crops

A study finds a shortfall in the amount of “refuge” cropland being planted in NC – increasing the rate at which crop pests evolve the ability to devour genetically engineered Bt crops. 

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Dr. Mike Walden working in a recording studio.

Apr 3, 2017

Economic Perspective: Financial Challenges For Baby Boomers

The baby boomer generation is quickly moving into retirement. One of the biggest challenges associated with retirement is the financial aspect. How does the baby boomer generation look in terms of being financially prepared for retirement.? 

CALS student and baseball player Brock Detherage

Apr 2, 2017

Student Spotlight: Five Questions with Brock Deatherage

Baseball season -- that beloved harbinger of spring -- is in full swing, and CALS student Brock Deatherage is front and center for the Wolfpack.