Do Insects Fart? (They Sure Do!)
Some insects do, anyway. In fact, some of them pass an enormous amount of gas. Elsa Youngsteadt, an entomologist and assistant professor of applied ecology, gives us the lowdown – and your new favorite conversation-starter.
From 4-H’er To Newest Poultry Science Hire
The Prestage Department of Poultry Science welcomes Mary Fosnaught to the faculty as the 4-H and Youth Development Extension Associate. Step one: Bring all youth programs under one umbrella.
Are Starter Homes a Thing of the Past?
Historically, there was a path in home buying that began with the starter home, but are young people still following that path?
CALS Professor Rodolphe Barrangou helps chart the future of a powerful technology.
Drones Help Find, ID And Count Marine Megafauna
New research from the Department of Applied Ecology demonstrates that consumer-grade drones are effective tools for monitoring marine species, a valuable platform for scientists studying sharks, sea turtles and other marine megafauna.
Become A Citizen Scientist; Help Address Agricultural Challenges
In a recent paper, international researchers agree: citizen scientists can play a key role in solving agricultural and food systems challenges.
Returning Farmer Benefits from NC Farm School
NC Farm School gives aspiring farmers the chance to not only create successful business plans but also to connect with others in the agricultural community.
States’ 4-H International Honors NC State Extension’s Daniel Collins
The non-profit organization, which conducts cultural immersion programs with Extension 4-H centers around the world, recently presented NC State Extension's own Daniel Collins with the 2018 Rookie of the Year award.
Partner Profile: BRI Taps NC State Talent and Technology
Globally recognized BioResource International translates academic research into a growing agricultural biotechnology business – and partnerships with NC State and its College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have played a role.
Economic Perspective: Underemployed College Grads
Most students attend college to land jobs that require degrees, but what percentage of their first jobs require a degree? Mike Walden looks at a study that sheds some light on the question.