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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.