Stories From Dec 2019

Dec 30, 2019

An Innovative Future

For the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2019 was a transformational year that has positioned the college for a more innovative and pioneering 2020.

Dec 28, 2019

Horticulture Professor Paying it Forward

Professor Todd Wehner and his wife DelMarie created the Wehner Horticulture Fellowship Endowment to assist NC State graduate students interested in horticulture studies.

Dec 27, 2019

Economic Perspective: Keeping Employees

Are there some new methods that businesses are using to keep their employees?

Dec 23, 2019

Oh, Christmas Tree

NC State Extension, the College of Natural Resources and the state agriculture department work together to literally seed the future of North Carolina’s Christmas tree farms.

Dec 22, 2019

Six Decades of Dedication: Zack Ladd

Loyal. Faithful. Gregarious. Those are just a few words to describe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumnus Zack Ladd (B.S. ’58) and the three generations of his family that attended and supported NC State.

Dec 22, 2019

Drone Technology to Help NC Christmas Tree Growers

A partnership between our Christmas Tree Extension Team and Center for Geospatial Analytics will test how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, or drones) can help N.C. Christmas tree growers monitor tree size and health.

Dec 22, 2019

John Dole Recognized with Distinguished Alumni Award

The CALS academic programs associate dean received the honor from the University of Minnesota. His work garners an international reputation in floricultural crop production and handling and use of cut flowers.

Dec 20, 2019

Economic Perspective: Costs of Living

Cost of living gets thrown around a lot, but can that vary within a state as well as across the country?

Dec 20, 2019

You Decide: Are Mini-Cities in Our Future?

What is a mini-city, and how are they being used to build communities?

Dec 19, 2019

Ambassador Visit Highlights Partnerships Near and Far

As the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative continues to take shape, partnerships between VIB, a Belgian life sciences institute, and NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are growing.