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Nov 19, 2017

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.

Nov 8, 2017

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.

Oct 19, 2017

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.

Oct 18, 2017

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.

Oct 17, 2017

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.

Oct 10, 2017

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.

Oct 9, 2017

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.

Oct 6, 2017

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.

Oct 5, 2017

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!

Oct 3, 2017

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).