Kristin Sargent

Sep 17, 2020

Cotton: The Fabric of our State

Guy Collins, cotton specialist with NC State Extension, explains how cotton is weaved into our everyday lives and shares what NC State is doing to help our cotton growers make better, more sustainable decisions.

Sep 15, 2020

Far-red Light Enhances Density of Tomato Seedlings

Brandon Huber, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Horticultural Science, shared some of his tomato research so that we may better understand indoor controlled environmental horticulture and its impact on young plant production.

Sep 15, 2020

Ph.D. Student Using Drones to Map, Treat Invasive Plant Species

Andrew Howell, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. A large part of his research explores the use of unmanned aerial systems for mapping and treating invasive plant species.

Sep 10, 2020

Je’Juan Bryant: The Difference Scholarships Make

Je’Juan Bryant, a junior majoring in animal science, says getting a higher education would have been more stressful without scholarships. Thanks to support from our Pack, he can focus on what matters most — earning a degree and making a difference.

Sep 8, 2020

Batting 1000: Feed Milling Awarded Third DELTA Grant

DELTA Grants has announced the 2020-2021 awardees and there are a couple of familiar faces on the list. It’s grants, not baseball, but power hitters Adam Fahrenholz and Marissa Herchler are batting a thousand.

Sep 2, 2020

Using Food Scraps to Grow Vegetables

Thinking about growing a vegetable garden with the extra time at home? You might have the key ingredients in your kitchen right now!

Sep 1, 2020

CALS Alumna Works To Prevent Food Waste

As a production and quality manager at Ripe Revival, CALS alumna Trisha Bhatia’s mission is to reduce as much food waste as possible.

Aug 26, 2020

Bee, Wasp or Fly? How to Identify Which is Which

It turns out there are key differences between bees, wasps and flies that are easy to spot with the trained eye. Whether you’re seeking peace of mind or looking to identify new guests in your garden, NC State Extension can help.

Aug 26, 2020

Curtis Appointed to USDA Food Safety Advisory Committee

Patricia Curtis, professor and department head of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will provide years of knowledgeable expertise and experience in a new appointment with the USDA.

Aug 20, 2020

From the Dean: Update on Undergraduate Instruction

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Linton updates the CALS community about undergraduate instruction for the fall semester.