Five Things To Know About Farm Animal Days 2017
Maybe you're a longtime Farm Animal Days expert. Maybe you've already picked your date and registered online (though you don't have to register in order to attend), and all that's left is to decide whether you'll try roping a cow right away, or go straight for the free Howling Cow ice cream.
Yes, We Might Have No Bananas
Rob Dunn's newest book, "Never Out of Season," examines the risks of a lack of biodiversity in our food supply. Dunn is a professor in the Department of Applied Ecology.
Women’s Cattle Handling Founder Goes National
A national television debut, an NC State award and the funding to expand her work across the southeast – NC State Extension Research Specialist April Shaeffer is having a pretty good year.
AgPack Strong: Rachel Grantham’s Advice to Students
During her time at CALS, Smithfield's Rachel Grantham learned a lot about agricultural business management, networking – and the importance of keeping an open mind in your career.
Student Spotlight: From Hawaii to the Brickyard
Kristin Hasegawa traveled more than 4,600 miles from home to pursue her dream. Now a sophomore animal science major, she considers CALS her second home.
Student Spotlight: Ag-Adventurer Christina Harvey
Senior Christina Harvey has packed her time in CALS as full as possible. Her goal? A farm of her own.
AgPack Strong: Caitlin Boon Speaks Up For Food Safety
From a Wolfpack baby bottle and her first 4-H presentation at age 9, senior FDA official Caitlin Boon has a long history with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Student Spotlight: Rachel Tabb’s Journey to Her Passion
Nutrition science student Rachel Tabb kept searching until she found her perfect major in CALS.
Student Spotlight: Roman Lawrence Learns To Lead
Poultry Science major Roman Lawrence credits his experience in the Agricultural Institute with helping him overcome his former shyness.
Upper Piedmont Research Station Helps Breed Better Bovines, Cut Carbon Footprint
NC State University's Upper Piedmont Research Station has two main data quests: genetically identifying cows that eat less and gain more weight, and a new project seeking to identify cows impervious to a physiologically damaging Fescue endophyte.