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Author: Dee Shore

Woman near a blueberry bush in a greenhouse

Sep 3, 2021

Redpath Unlocks Doors to Faster Blueberry Breeding

In her doctoral research, Lauren Redpath searches for genetic keys for better blueberries. At the same time, she’s using skills she’s learned at NC State to kickstart her plant improvement career. 

Seedlings in trays, viewed from above

Aug 28, 2021

Partnerships Power Problem-Solving Research

Research partnerships involving the college and the private sector benefit not just agricultural and life sciences companies, but also NC State and the economy. 

Wheat field in the sunshine

Aug 24, 2021

Climate Change and Agriculture

Greatly affected by storms, droughts, floods, heat and cold, agriculture is vulnerable to climate change. In this episode of Farms, Food and You, experts discuss climate change's effects on ag, ag's effects on climate change, and how the industry can help address it. 

Women holding a beaker of blue water

Jul 26, 2021

Student’s Pig and Pines Project Aims to Find Waste Solutions

CALS student Victoria Augoustides, a rising senior in biological and agricultural engineering, aims to find waste solutions for swine and pine industries. 

farmer in sorghum field

Jul 22, 2021

Income from NC Food, Fiber and Forestry Industries Grows

The latest figures from NC State University Professor Emeritus Mike Walden show that agriculture and agribusiness generate one-sixth of the state’s income and jobs. 

Man leaning against pillar, with the NC State logo on a wall behind him

Jul 21, 2021

Peter Daniel: An Advocate for Agriculture and Public Service

A longtime supporter of N.C. agriculture and NC State has moved to the N.C. Association of Health Plans, but that doesn’t mean he’s stepped away from the industry he served for four decades. 

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Jul 20, 2021

One-on-One With Farm Bureau President Shawn Harding

N.C. Farm Bureau President Shawn Harding discusses his farming experience, the Farm Bureau’s priorities and today’s agricultural challenges. 

Holly del Grande in a field of carnivorous plants

Jul 7, 2021

CALS Pack Strong: ‘The Rest Was Up to Me’

A lab and greenhouse job at NC State led to an unexpected horticultural career for recent grad Holly del Grande. 

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Jun 28, 2021

CALSPack Strong: Carly Graves’ Time Well Spent

Recent CALS graduate Carly Graves reflects on memories made and skills built as a biological and agricultural engineering major. 

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Jun 23, 2021

ARE’s Professional Development Pro

As an advisor and teacher, Robin Clements gives students something she passed up in college: the opportunity to identify a job they’ll love and then skillfully pursue it.