Stories From Mar 2018

Mar 30, 2018

You Tell Us: What Do You Want To See In Rural NC’s Future?

We asked a few friends of CALS: What do you want to see in rural North Carolina’s future? And how can CALS help? Pattie Mills, Co-owner JP Davenport & Son, Greenville “Rural farms are slowly disappearing. Because agriculture is so […]

Mar 30, 2018

You Decide: Can We Reduce Invisible Unemployment?

While the unemployment rate has been falling, can the same be said for those who have stopped actively looking for work? Can communities reduce this number of invisible unemployment?

Mar 28, 2018

Daniels Appointed CALS’ Senior Associate Dean

Harry Daniels has officially been named senior associate dean for administration for NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He has been acting in the position since Feb. 1.

Mar 28, 2018

What’s Going On Inside Your Pet?

As part of her new online Advanced Canine and Feline Nutrition class, Teaching Assistant Professor Kimberly Ange-van Heugten spent a year working on a website that leads you through the ins and outs of the gastrointestinal tract before diving in to the nutrition classics.

Mar 28, 2018

Economic Perspective: Do Food Deserts Cause Nutritional Problems?

Is access the only factor when it comes to improving nutrition for communities? Or are there other factors to consider? NC State University economist Mike Walden discusses a recent study's findings.

Mar 27, 2018

Conservation Pioneer: CALS Philanthropist William Stevens

NC State philanthropist and early conservationist William Stevens helped hundreds of students attend CALS — and his nephew, former NC Senator Richard Stevens, understands the real meaning of “conservation.”

Mar 26, 2018

Breeding Success

Charles and Marilyn Stuber create new distinguished professorship in plant breeding to make a top college program even better.

Mar 23, 2018

Destination: Raulston Arboretum

NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum is becoming a popular destination for plant experts: Over the next six months, it will host tours for three national and international plant groups.

Mar 22, 2018

Sandeep Named FBNS Department Head at NC State

Dr. K.P. Sandeep has officially been named head of NC State University’s Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton announced the appointment this week.

Mar 22, 2018

Termite Queen, King Recognition Pheromone Identified

Researchers at North Carolina State University have for the first time identified a specific chemical used by the higher termite castes – the queens and the kings – to communicate their royal status with worker termites. The findings could advance knowledge of termite evolution, behavior and control.