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July 2017

Participants salute the flag during the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Jul 31, 2017

Ag Institute is Partner in New Career Center at Fort Bragg

At Fort Bragg’s new Career Resource Center, the Agricultural Institute's Soldier to Agriculture Program helps veterans make the transition from military service to agricultural careers. 

At NC State's CALS, student with chick at Poultry Science Summer Institute

Jul 31, 2017

Taking Poultry Science to the CEO Suite

Poultry Science is more than how to raise a chicken. Professor Kim Livingston and her colleagues have a vision for the department’s future — and one of the cornerstones is this week's Poultry Science Summer Institute. 

Cupped hands holding animal feed

Jul 28, 2017

CALS, Premex Build Synergistic Relationship

An NC State partnership with international animal nutrition company extends beyond workforce development to research sponsorship and philanthropy. 

CALS postdoc Sayed Mashaheet

Jul 27, 2017

Grad Student Spotlight: Sayed Mashaheet

This CALS Ph.D. alumnus and postdoc is working to develop resilient wheat varieties that are more tolerant to ozone — a pollutant often associated with climate change — and more resistant to wheat rust. 

Eve Honeycutt Extension

Jul 27, 2017

All About Eve

Extension Agent Eve Honeycutt braves 4-H, hurricanes and horse manure -- all in a day's work. And her warm, down-to-earth demeanor, coupled with depth of knowledge and commitment to her agricultural community, has made Honeycutt a well-known presence in the counties she serves. 

CALS grad Jack Alcorn working with growers in Senegal

Jul 24, 2017

Sharing Sustainability In Senegal

CALS grad Jack Alcorn has combined his interests in travel, service and natural resources into a dream job: serving as an agroforester with the Peace Corps. 

Economist Mike Walden

Jul 24, 2017

Economic Perspective: The Productivity-Compensation Gap

One of the big issues in the labor market is the apparent disconnect between productivity and compensation, but has that been the case over the years? 

CALS Ph.D. student Pragya Adhikari in a greenhouse

Jul 21, 2017

Grad Student Spotlight: Pragya Adhikari

CALS doctoral student Pragya Adhikari -- who conducts research at the intersection of plant pathology and breeding -- is trying to breed a tomato that is tastier and more resistant to disease. 

Jul 21, 2017

Princess? Ballerina? Not A Chance.

Since she was a child, Erin Stewart has dreamed of a career in agriculture. Now a junior agriculture education major in CALS, she's taking advantage of every opportunity to turn that dream into reality. 

Late afternoon sun paints the downtown Raleigh skyline.

Jul 21, 2017

You Decide: Why Can’t We Get The Economy Just Right?

How are economics and the story of Goldilocks alike? Dr. Mike Walden breaks down the factors and why the economy can't seem to be "just right."