CALS Makes Progress With Graduate Student Enrollment
CALS is well on its way to becoming one of the Top 5 colleges of its kind in the country by 2020 -- and graduate student enrollment is a big part of the reason why.
Helping With a Disaster
One of the best ways you can help is by donating money to agencies and organizations that have coordinated efforts on the ground. In this video, NC State Extension Emergency Coordinator Mike Yoder explains why.
September is Disaster Preparedness Month
NC State Extension's ncdisaster.com website provides valuable information to help North Carolinians prepare for and recover from disaster.
Buggin’ Out: CALS’ Insect Museum Grows
When is a gift of 60,000+ insects a good thing? When it becomes part of NC State’s Insect Museum.
Expanding Tropical Forest Spells Disaster for Conservation
An NC State University study shows that fire suppression efforts in Brazilian savannas turn many of those areas into forest lands, with negative consequences for the plants and animals that live there.
Faculty Focus: Tom Ranney
Over the years, Tom Ranney and his team have introduced nearly 30 new nursery, landscape and bioenergy crops. Among them: large, bold ornamental grasses that won’t spread where they aren’t wanted, hydrangeas with flowers in bright shades of pink, and compact, evergreen dogwoods.
A Tale of Two Gardens
Research-based knowledge, creativity, hard work and enthusiasm come together in county Cooperative Extension demonstration gardens throughout North Carolina. This is the tale of two of those many gardens and how they serve their communities.
Notes From Tanzania: A Farmer’s Story from the Field
In her fourth "Notes from Tanzania," grad student Catherine Doyle explains how surveys are helping scientists and farmers battle two important diseases affecting cassava.
Scientists Breed Better Fresh Market Tomatoes
NC State's tomato breeding program delivers more flavorful and disease-resistant tomatoes for farmers and home gardeners alike.
Notes from Tanzania: Lessons from the Field
Ph.D. student Catherine Doyle outlines some lessons learned during her field work on a devastating crop disease in Tanzania. This is the third in a series of posts on her experiences.