Staff

Sep 22, 2017

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.

Sep 20, 2017

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.

Sep 19, 2017

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.

Sep 12, 2017

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.

Sep 8, 2017

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.

Sep 7, 2017

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.

Aug 29, 2017

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.

Aug 18, 2017

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.

Aug 15, 2017

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.

Aug 9, 2017

Grad Student Spotlight: Brianna Hess Massie

CALS doctoral student Brianna Hess Massie is looking for simple solutions to help farmers deal with lagoon waste.