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Sean Munday

Dec 7, 2022

Munday Named Assistant Dean for Business Operations

Sean Munday is noted for his work improving business operations in support of faculty and staff at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 

Aerial view of downtown Raleigh

Dec 2, 2022

You Decide: Is Economics About More Than Inflation and Jobs?

The economics world is vast, yet a few topics tend to dominate the discussion. What are some other key aspects of economics, and how do they affect you in everyday life? 

two men looking over research crops planted in a Kinston field.

Nov 30, 2022

Voters Support 2022 Nickels for Know-How Check-Off

In a recent statewide referendum, users of fertilizer and feed voted favorably to continue a self-assessment supporting agricultural research, extension and teaching programs in NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

graduate students playing bingo

Nov 28, 2022

Bonding Through Bingo

Graduate student associations in the departments of Crop and Soil Sciences and Horticultural Science provide small group events for students seeking friendship, networking and connection. 

Maggie Short holds cigar wrapper leaves from one of her research plots

Nov 23, 2022

Looping Back To Tobacco

Doctoral student Maggie Short is working with NC State Tobacco Extension Specialist Matthew Vann to develop nitrogen and potassium fertility recommendations for cigar wrapper leaves.  

Downtown Raleigh, east of campus.

Nov 18, 2022

You Decide: Where Can We Cut Back?

When money is tight, people look for areas to cut back on their expenses to help stretch their dollars. What are some tactics and principles consumers should consider when looking at their finances? 

a roast turkey rests on a kitchen counter

Nov 15, 2022

Holiday Comfort Foods Made in North Carolina

As you glance around your holiday table, you may find it comforting to know that many of the traditional Thanksgiving foods were likely grown or raised in North Carolina. 

two white broad-breasted turkeys on grass

Nov 15, 2022

NC State Selected as Home for 2022 National Thanksgiving Turkeys

NC State CALS will be home to the official National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate following the annual National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation at the White House on Nov. 21. 

peanuts in field

Nov 15, 2022

Breeding Peanut 3.0

Building on years of NC State research, peanut breeder Jeff Dunne is using wild species genetics to breed disease-resistant varieties in a crop with an inherent fault. 

Giuseppe Valacchi and Colin Kay standing in front of trees

Nov 13, 2022

NC State Names New Murdock Distinguished Professors

Colin Kay and Giuseppe Valacchi, professors at the Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) in Kannapolis, have been named David H. Murdock Distinguished Professors.