Veterans on the Farm
Two former military couples use their North Carolina Farm School experiences to introduce other veterans to opportunities in farming.
Toward a Better Harvest: Cutting Farm-Level Food Loss
New measurement methods developed at NC State University give farmers a better understanding of how much edible and marketable produce they could be losing at season’s end – and how that affects their bottom line.
‘The Best Decision I’ve Made in a Long Time’
Through the Executive Farm Management Program, farmers and managers with large family farms in the Southeast gain skills and connections needed to sustain operations in the face of financial challenges.
NC State Goes All Out to Support Hemp Growers
Amid booming consumer interest in CBD, NC State Extension and its research partners fill in the knowledge gap in a fast-growing agricultural industry.
Rutgers Gardens’ Hamilton Award Goes to Dennis Werner
NC State University plant breeder Dennis Werner is on a roll: In August, he won both judges' and people's awards at a large annual garden show in Oregon, and in late September, he picked up Rutgers Gardens' prestigious 2019 Hamilton Award.
Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored
CALS celebrates its distinguished and outstanding alumni award winners for 2019. Richard Reich and Keith Shoemaker are honored for their contributions to agriculture in North Carolina and beyond.
Student Spotlight: DeShae Dillard on NC State’s New AgBioFEWS Program
When he first set foot in Columbia, North Carolina, this summer, NC State graduate student DeShae Dillard felt as though he’d arrived in another country. There, he learned more about rural life, especially the everyday challenges of farming.
Planting a Seed
NC State University celebrates the groundbreaking for a state-of-the-art Plant Sciences Building.
Partner Profile: BASF Renews Its Partnership with NC State
Peter Eckes, president of BASF Bioscience Research, joined NC State officials recently to renew a five-year research agreement.
A ceremonial groundbreaking at NC State marks a new chapter in the university’s efforts to accelerate plant-related research, train the next generation of plant scientists and help farmers put problem-solving discoveries to work.