Farm Transition and Congressional Tax Reform
Current tax law creates impediments keeping some farm transfers from occurring. While the Congress is debating tax reform, Extension Specialist Guido van der Hoeven presents the proposals he offered to the House Committee on Agriculture in this issue of the NC State Economist.
NC State Strengthens Partnership With Industries Both Near and Far
A two-day workshop brought together representatives from NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Belgian research institute VIB and RTP agricultural and life sciences organizations. Participants discussed transcending scientific disciplines and focusing on collaboration.
Student Spotlight: Passion for Ag Turns into Life Calling
Four years ago Abby Whitaker was confident that CALS was the place to pursue her passion for agriculture, and today she’s surer than ever.
Student Spotlight: Avery’s Adventure
CALS student Avery Bartlett-Golden followed his ambition to Spain, where he gained a fresh perspective on horticulture and landscape architecture.
Insect Allies: How the Enemies of Corn May Someday Save It
A new technology could make it possible to save a growing crop from imminent widespread disaster – whether drought, pest or disease. And it doesn’t come in a sprayer.
What Will North Carolina’s Economy Look Like in 2050?
A new book by CALS economist Mike Walden examines the economic drivers that will play a role in shaping North Carolina over the coming decades – and what that will likely mean for the state's economy.
NC State Prof Inducted Into National 4-H Hall of Fame
For both his lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H, NC State University professor emeritus and 4-H alumnus Dr. James W. Clark Jr. was inducted last week into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Patterson at Humboldt
Bob Patterson has made an annual trip to Humboldt University of Berlin for the last 22 years. Check out this article from CALS International Programs for a peek behind the scenes of his latest visit there.
CALS Grad Students Among “Three Minute Thesis” Finalists
Two CALS graduate students are among 10 finalists who will compete in the Graduate School’s third annual Three Minute Thesis competition on Oct. 31 at the Hunt Library. Come cheer them on!
Recluse or Not? Scientists Use Twitter To Tackle Spider Questions
Don't panic! Scientists want to use social media to help folks learn more about brown recluses (and their lookalike spider kin).