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Author: Dee Shore

Blueberries on a branch

Jun 7, 2021

The Beloved Blueberry: Five Facts

N.C. blueberries are a summertime treat, and NC State scientists work to make them better for farmers and consumers. 

Student and professor holding a beverage product they developed in a grocery store.

May 25, 2021

Growing NC Food Entrepreneurship

Roughly 80% of crops grown in North Carolina are shipped out of the state to be processed. What’s being done to tap the potential for food entrepreneurs to keep these commodities here? 

Woman holding a cat in an animal shelter

May 21, 2021

Microbiome Research: What Makes a Healthy Cat?

What factors affect the types of microbes in a cat's gut? And how does that relate to their health? A first-of-its-kind study at NC State aims for answers. 

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May 19, 2021

Haynes-Maslow Tapped for Vaccine Education Program

A CALS associate professor will help guide market research for a national vaccine education program involving USDA-NIFA, the CDC and the Cooperative Extension System. 

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May 16, 2021

Goodnight Early Career Innovators Named

Five CALS faculty members are among inaugural winners of NC State's Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award. 

Socially distanced men with masks in a barn.

May 13, 2021

Extension Educates Farmworkers on Vaccination

NC State Extension has trained some 600 farmworkers in North Carolina about vaccination, especially related to COVID-19, and new federal funding will enhance the effort. 

Head shot of Will Kornegay in a farm field

May 11, 2021

Adversity Meets Ingenuity for Food Entrepreneur

Food entrepreneur Will Kornegay used quick thinking and the support of others to turned bad timing with one business into a new venture and a chance to help others who can't always afford nutritious food. 

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May 4, 2021

All the Way: Lecturer’s NC State Journey

When North Carolina State University faculty member Billy Flowers opened the door for to Charlotte Meli to help with his research, she had no idea how the much the experience would change her life. 

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Apr 30, 2021

Graduating Senior Strives for ‘Bigger and Better Things’

NC State offered horticultural science undergrad Luke Owen opportunities for travel, professional development and leadership. Ultimately, he hopes to use what he’s learned to help others pursue better lives. 

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Apr 27, 2021

John Dole: Filling a Growing Need for Agriculture Graduates

In this episode of Farms, Food and You, Associate Dean John Dole explains what CALS is doing to meet that rising need for college graduates in agriculture.