Louws Steps Up As Head of CALS’ Department of Horticultural Sciences
Frank J. Louws has been named head of the Department of Horticultural Science in NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Research: Simple Cockroach Control Method Lowers Respiratory Health Risks
NC State entomologist Coby Schal and a Tulane University epidemiologist work together to understand and lower the risk cockroaches pose to urban children’s health.
You Decide: Is North Carolina Keeping Up With Other States?
Economic growth is a little bit like air travel. If growth is slow, it can be a bumpy ride with the threat of a recession always looming. But if growth is faster, the economy can feel like it is cruising, creating opportunities for more people and more places. How does North Carolina's growth stack up?
Pesticide Resistance Arms Race
In the June 29 issue of NC State's Audio Abstract podcast, CALS' Fred Gould talks about the rising rates of pesticide resistance, the current state of the resistance arms race and what we need to do in the future to protect crops and human health from resistant pests.
Conference: Sustainable Practices in Landscaping
The daylong conference for landscape professionals takes place July 26 at the JC Raulston Arboretum.
CALS postdoc Karen O’Connell studies the best ways to grow microalgae to feed tiny brine shrimp that could be the base of the food chain for higher-value farm-raised fish.
Inside the Box: NC State Indoor Farming Research Gets Boost
CALS' Ricardo Hernandez breaks new ground when it comes to controlled environment agriculture, the increasingly popular practice of producing crops indoors. A recent gift boosts his research and teaching programs.
Researchers Gain Insight Into Chromosome Evolution in Flies
By identifying a gene indispensable for males’ survival in a devastating livestock pest, North Carolina State University researchers have shed new light on the evolution of fly chromosomes.
N.C. Farm School Grows Supportive Network for Entrepreneurial Growers
Through NC Farm School, participants gain more than insight into the ABCs of agricultural business planning. They also forge new networks and new friendships.
Outreach Grows Next-Generation Leaders for Agriculture and Life Sciences
Two programs in NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences illustrate the creative, compelling ways that CALS faculty members get kids excited about agriculture and biosciences.