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September 2018

Sunflower research shows aid to bees

Sep 27, 2018

Sunflower Pollen Has Medicinal, Protective Effects on Bees

With bee populations in decline, a new study offers hope for a relatively simple mechanism to promote bee health and well-being: providing bees access to sunflowers. 

Three men outside looking at a phone.

Sep 27, 2018

Peru Partnership Focuses on Aquaculture, Fisheries

A new partnership with Peru will open doors for the country’s aquaculture and fisheries industries while providing unique opportunities for faculty and students. 

Road sign pointing to hurricane evacuation route

Sep 27, 2018

You Decide: What is the Path of Hurricane Recovery?

With the storm behind us, the recovery process is already in full effect. What does the path to recovery look like for the hard-hit areas of our state? 

Scientist surrounded by plants in a greenhouse

Sep 25, 2018

Faculty Focus: The Peanut Scientist

Award-winning CALS plant scientist Tom Stalker is known as one of the world's leading peanut scientists. The breeding lines he's developed are used around the world and right here in North Carolina. 

Economist Mike Walden

Sep 24, 2018

Economic Perspective: State Regulatory Review

Government regulation and deregulation is an ongoing matter in the political world. How has North Carolina been acting in that field over time? 

Hand holding quarter-sized sensor near corn plants

Sep 23, 2018

Unearthing Plant Problems – Using Sensors

Tiny sensors that detect and diagnose plant diseases fast enough for farmers to save their crops are becoming a reality at NC State, where engineers and plant scientists are making award-winning progress. 

BAE study abroad student

Sep 21, 2018

Studying Water Management In Europe

Before last summer, Biological and Agricultural Engineering senior Sam Blackman had never left the United States. 

Image of person in the Phytotron, a controlled environment facility

Sep 21, 2018

Bob Franks Appointed Head of Plant and Microbial Biology

Dean Richard Linton has announced a new department head for Plant and Microbial Biology: Robert Franks. 

Men standing around a table during a management case study.

Sep 20, 2018

Executive Farm Management Program Expanding in 2019

An Executive Farm Management Program that started in North Carolina is expanding to the entire Southeast. 

Zack Lowman CALS Outstanding Young Alumni Winner

Sep 19, 2018

“I Was Hooked:” Poultry Science’s Outstanding Young Alumni Winner Zack Lowman

Four years after leaving PDPS with both bachelors and masters degrees plus a Ph.D., it’s easy to see why Lowman was just named one of CALS’ 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni.