Lee County’s Women in Ag: The Next Generation
Three recent CALS grads from Lee County turn their agricultural training into varied careers across the state.
CALS Honors Extraordinary Alumni
CALS alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate more than two dozen extraordinary alumni at the college's annual Alumni Awards Ceremony.
Scientists Unravel Mysteries of DNA Replication in Corn
For the first time, scientists have characterized the DNA replication timing process for an entire plant genome.
Study Examines Cross-Species Interactions
In a first-of-its-kind study, NC State researchers applied a new approach to examine how members of two different species – a plant and a pathogen, for example, or a bacterium and a human – interact at the molecular level, and whether slight genetic changes in one species could affect gene expression in the other.
Lee County’s Women in Ag: Savvy Marketer, Flower Farmer
Lee County Extension's Women in Ag series highlights retail flower farmer (and savvy marketer) Gail Foushee.
Study: SNAP Benefits Aren’t Enough to Afford a Healthy Diet
A new study from NC State and the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) only covers 43-60 percent of what it costs to consume a diet consistent with federal guidelines for what constitutes a healthy diet.
One Student, a World of Opportunity
In two life-changing experiences in Guatemala, CALS senior Kati Scruggs did everything from researching maize to administering meals and vitamins to children in need.
Lee County Extension’s Women In Ag: Farmer and County Commissioner Amy Dalrymple
N.C. Cooperative Extension in Lee County's series on women in agriculture continues with a look into the life of Commissioner Amy Dalrymple.
At 100, Retired Prof Recalls Postwar Campus
In the boom years after World War II, Emmett Dillard joined thousands of veterans crowding NC State to earn their college degrees. The one-time mayor of Trailwood and longtime professor of animal science turns 100 this week.
Grad Student Spotlight: Brianna Hess Massie
CALS doctoral student Brianna Hess Massie is looking for simple solutions to help farmers deal with lagoon waste.