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Sep 12, 2017

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.

Sep 11, 2017

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.

Sep 7, 2017

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.

Sep 5, 2017

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.

Aug 30, 2017

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.

Aug 29, 2017

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.

Aug 25, 2017

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.

Aug 9, 2017

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.

Aug 7, 2017

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.

Aug 3, 2017

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.