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Author: Emma Bublitz

The Sweet-APPS team sitting at a table

Nov 22, 2022

Sweet-APPS Yielding Sweet Success

From deploying innovative sensors to creating productive relationships with stakeholders, the Sweetpotato Analytics for Produce Provenance and Scanning project has had a rewarding first two years. 

Josh Monahan at his booth with kettle chips at the NC State Fair.

Nov 10, 2022

Snack King Expands Business, Continues to Give Back

Josh Monahan's 1in6 Snacks is growing quickly. In addition to donating to food banks, the CALS alumnus has a new partnership with NC State University that benefits student scholarships. 

NC State running back Demarcus Jones on the football field

Nov 1, 2022

Pack Running Back Gains Yardage in Nutrition Science

Demarcus Jones, a running back for the NC State Wolfpack and a senior in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, found his passion for nutrition at a young age. He also sees his future degree as a way to stay involved with football. 

two bushels of apples in an orchard

Oct 18, 2022

Your Guide to North Carolina Apples

Apple picking season is here, and there’s no better time to pick fresh apples than during National Apple Month. Mike Parker, a tree fruit specialist with NC State Extension, gives an inside look at our state’s booming apple industry. 

two students taking a selfie in Washington D.C.

Oct 10, 2022

Internship to Friendship: CALS Students Bond Over Agricultural Policy

Katie Forrest and MacKenna Clifton spent the summer in Washington, D.C., learning about agricultural policy through the Senator Jesse Helms Agricultural Legislative Summer Internship Program, while also creating a new friendship. 

overlooking the coast of Spain from

Sep 14, 2022

NC State CALS Student Explores Sustainable Agriculture in Spain

Renee Long, an undergraduate student in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, traveled to Valencia, Spain, this summer with the Sustainable Entrepreneurship study abroad program. 

Bryan Blinson and his wife, at a NC State football game

Sep 7, 2022

A Lifetime with Cattle: Bryan Blinson Honored as CALS Distinguished Alumnus

As executive director of the North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association, Bryan Blinson is passionate about promoting the beef industry and creating youth agricultural opportunities across the state. 

Art Bruneau at a baseball game

Aug 24, 2022

CALS’ Art Bruneau Reflects on Distinguished Turfgrass Career

Art Bruneau, professor emeritus of crop and soil sciences, played an important role in the turfgrass industry for many years. 

an Alaska native bog blueberry on a tree

Aug 1, 2022

Beneficial Berries

Through a longstanding collaboration with communities in Alaska, Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences’ Mary Ann Lila is researching the health benefits a local berry has on sled dogs. 

Bill Hunt smiling outdoors

Jul 21, 2022

Solving the Stormwater Upstream Battle

From his passion for water to his interest in history, Bill Hunt's career has been filled with full-circle moments.