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Author: Janine Brumfield

Group shot throwing dirt during Plant Improvement Facility groundbreaking.

Sep 13, 2023

New Plant Facility Takes Root

A new USDA plant improvement facility at NC State will help take agricultural science into the future with cutting-edge research. 

Two men holding up NC State wolf ears

Aug 8, 2022

Remembering Loyal CALS Friend and Retiree Tom Mease

Tom Mease, a long-time CALS staff member and advocate for higher education, recently passed away after a short and brave battle with cancer. 

NC State University Plant Sciences Building

Apr 11, 2022

Media Advisory: NC State to Dedicate Plant Sciences Building

Join NC State, donors and friends for a special dedication program featuring guest speakers, a ribbon-cutting, tours and a reception with light refreshments. 

Two students sitting on a bench in front of a glass building

Mar 29, 2021

Learning to Lead – Even During a Pandemic

Learn to Lead students demonstrate passion, compassion and leadership through service project. 

Rich Bonanno

Mar 1, 2021

Bonanno’s Five-year Review Announcement

On March 16, Dr. Richard Bonanno will present on NC State Extension’s activities during his first five-year term and share a vision for its future as part of his five-year performance review. 

Photo from the 1980s of an older white woman standing in front of a cotton field.

Oct 26, 2020

Research Station 70+ Year Partnership Leads to New Endowment

Today’s NC State weed research stems from a nearly 70-year partnership with the Sorrell-Wilkerson family, a partnership that culminated in an endowment from the Sorrell family that will permanently keep critical research property under the university’s guardianship. 

A large number of pepper and tomato gardening trays

Apr 8, 2020

Summer Vegetables – Worth the Wait

Warmer day temperatures may tempt Central North Carolinians to plant tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers and melons before April 20, but the soil is still too cool for these plants. 

tables of fresh produce

Mar 17, 2020

Farmers Markets Connect With Customers While Managing Coronavirus Risk

Farmers markets are working hard to adapt and implement new guidelines and policies to keep vendors and customers safe. 

Scientist in a lab holding a tray of Arabidopsis

Mar 2, 2020

Five CALS Faculty Members Included in 2020 University Faculty Scholars Cohort

NC State’s 2019-20 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 24 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation due to their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and greater community 

Feb 27, 2020

CALS Summer Programs

Some of our outstanding after school and summer programs are still accepting applications for 2020. We offer activities for students from pre-k all the way through high school with subjects ranging from poultry science to horticulture to conservation and beyond.