Chelsea Kellner

Mar 20, 2019

CALS’ Own (Internationally Honored) Inventor, Professor and Food Scientist

Josip Simunovic is named a fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists for his pioneering work in aseptic processing and nutrient preservation in packaged foods.

Mar 20, 2019

U.S. Indoor Climate Most Similar to Northeast African Outdoors

If you’re like the American citizen scientists who reported information about their home climate, you keep your home as close as possible to the outdoor climate of west central Kenya, according to a new paper by Applied Ecology's Rob Dunn and Lauren Nichols.

Mar 14, 2019

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.

Mar 11, 2019

Homegrown: Tips for Starting a Container Garden

Who said a backyard is required to start a home garden anyway?

Mar 6, 2019

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.

Mar 4, 2019

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.

Feb 25, 2019

Full-Time Student. And Parent. And Extension Employee. And…

National statistics show that "non-traditional" is increasingly the norm for students across the United States – in just one example, 75 percent of graduate students also work at least 30 hours a week. Over the next few months, we're highlighting some of our own amazing multi-taskers across CALS.

Feb 19, 2019

From Shy Guy To Public Speaking Champ: FFA State Officer Ty Meyer

"I used to always be the one to sit in the corner, not say a whole lot...FFA has done a lot for me," says Ty Meyer, now a state FFA officer, first-year CALS student and Jefferson Scholar.

Feb 19, 2019

Is Hemp The Same Thing As Marijuana?

There are still quite a few restrictions and regulations associated with growing hemp, but the fact that hemp is now legal – while marijuana is not – has raised a lot of questions.

Feb 8, 2019

Extreme Events And Caribbean Fisheries: Ph.D. Student Bonnie Myers

Growing up hiking the Ozark Mountains, Bonnie Myers developed a love of nature and a concern for good stewardship. Now, she's a Ph.D. researcher in the Department of Applied Ecology and the Southeast Climate Science Center, studying the impact of climate change on natural resources.