Agricultural Health and Safety Symposium and Anniversary Celebration
The 2019 Agricultural Health and Safety Symposium and 20th Anniversary Celebration will be held March 27 at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Durham.
Clovers All Over: What Are The 4 H’s, Anyway?
Did you know the fourth leaf used to stand for "hustle"? Any idea what it stands for now – and what it means for North Carolina? Leaf by leaf, 4-H’ers explain what 4-H’s clover means to them.
Homegrown: Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Who said a backyard is required to start a home garden anyway?
Alums Build on NC State Research to Create Food from Farm Leftovers
NC State alumni Laura Hearn and Will Kornegay started their award-winning company, Glean, with one product: a sweet potato flour. Now, thanks in part to university research, they have several food products for sale in 1,200 retail stores across the Southeast.
Economic Perspective: Why Are Tax Refunds Smaller?
This tax season, some people are noticing that their refunds are smaller than in previous years. What could be the cause of this?
Smithfield Foods Supports Soldier to Agriculture Program
A CALS program that provides in-depth training for veterans transitioning into agricultural careers got a recent boost: the Smithfield Foundation announced a $200,000 donation.
Plant Sciences Launch Director’s Report
Plant Sciences Launch Director's update - what to look for in 2019.
Writing the Book on Vermicomposting
NC State’s Rhonda Sherman has authored the first how-to guide for mid- to large-scale vermicompost producers.
Dying Trees In Cities? Blame Concrete
A study examining urbanization, scale-insect abundance and latitudinal warming on tree health in the Southeast captured a few surprising results.
Economic Perspective: Threats to the Economy
There are numerous events and trends that play into the world economy on a daily basis. NC State University economist Mike Walden discusses a couple of them here.