CALS Summer Programs
Some of our outstanding after school and summer programs are still accepting applications for 2020. We offer activities for students from pre-k all the way through high school with subjects ranging from poultry science to horticulture to conservation and beyond.
Lee Ivy – Strengthening the HortPack through Competition
Ivy has teamed up with industry professionals and fellow educators in coordinating the first North Carolina High School Landscape Competition (NCHSLC).
You Decide: Could a Virus Take Down the Economy?
With all the unknown that comes with viruses and outbreaks, what sort of impact could they have on our economy?
The Buzz About Native Bees
Hannah Levenson, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, is using North Carolina’s research stations to survey native bees and study how wildflowers support native bee populations.
Fungi Fertilize the Future
NC State Department of Crop and Soil Sciences researcher Kevin Garcia sees a future in fertilizers where plants decide which nutrients they need.vCapitalizing on the plant/fungi codependence could set up a soil-borne GrubHub-type system where plants ‘order out’ the precise nutrient mix they need.
A Champion Beyond the Court
Impactful and purposeful might be the best way to describe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alum and former NC State basketball player Sam Hunt.
Economic Perspective: Inflation and Product Quality
When calculating inflation, how does one account for increases in product quality that affect the product's price?
Tiny Tents on Campus are Bee Research at Work
College of Natural Resources student Kirsten Keleher collects insect data for a research project about ground-nesting insects and bees. She's working with Applied Ecology assistant professor Elsa Youngsteadt on the project.
9 Reasons To Choose A College Major in Turfgrass
Do you enjoy working outdoors, creating beautiful surroundings, analyzing environmental plant responses, or growing high-value crops? A yes to any of these means a career in turfgrass management might be for you.
Economic Perspective: Are We Driving Less?
The automobile has always been a staple of every day life in our country, but does recent data show we're driving less? If so, how could this impact the future?