Faculty Focus: The Peanut Scientist
Award-winning CALS plant scientist Tom Stalker is known as one of the world's leading peanut scientists. The breeding lines he's developed are used around the world and right here in North Carolina.
Unearthing Plant Problems – Using Sensors
Tiny sensors that detect and diagnose plant diseases fast enough for farmers to save their crops are becoming a reality at NC State, where engineers and plant scientists are making award-winning progress.
Bob Franks Appointed Head of Plant and Microbial Biology
Dean Richard Linton has announced a new department head for Plant and Microbial Biology: Robert Franks.
Executive Farm Management Program Expanding in 2019
An Executive Farm Management Program that started in North Carolina is expanding to the entire Southeast.
I Am CALS: Bob Patterson’s 50 Years On Campus (And Counting)
He's legendary for toting corn stalks around campus – and for being one of the most effective, caring and helpful faculty members in CALS. Since beloved professor Bob Patterson began teaching in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences in 1968, he has trusted to three principles as his guides: empathy, gratitude and trust.
4-H Helps Teen Grow A Business – And A Career
At 19, Victoria Robie is now jthe sole proprietor of Outer Banks Kettle Corn – thanks in part to skills she learned in 4H.
Student Researcher Seeks Cleaner Biofuels
A CALS lab has found a few bacteria that may hold potential for turning plant matter into fuel – and doctoral student Mara Cuebas-Irizarry is taking the research further.
RTP Called, CALS Answered
Two years ago, word reached CALS that companies in Research Triangle Park needed more employees trained in government agriculture and science regulation. Now, CALS is moving closer to its next goal: a Center of Excellence for Regulatory Science in Agriculture, part of the college’s Plant Sciences Initiative.
‘Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education’
NC State's AgBioFEWS program will blend natural and social sciences to train next-generation problem-solvers in agricultural biotechnology.
It’s (Almost) Tailgate Time!
Join us for CALS Tailgate -- the college's largest alumni event -- before the Wolfpack takes on Georgia State on Saturday, Sept. 8. In a family-friendly atmosphere, CALS Tailgate highlights the people, programs and partners that make the college great.