Mar 13, 2018

Year-Round Events Announced for Farm to Fork NC

This year’s Farm to Fork NC events celebrate the state's year-round growing season with events spread throughout the year.

Mar 9, 2018

Dunphy Wins National Award

For lifetime contributions and leadership, NC State University's E. James Dunphy recently won the American Soybean Association's Pinnacle Award. 

Feb 23, 2018

Flowers Aren’t Enough: How Urban Heat Affects Bee Populations

Simply adding flowers to otherwise hot sites with lots of impervious surface cover is unlikely to restore pollinator communities, says CALS Entomologist Steve Frank. In NC State's science blog, the Abstract, Frank describes recent research in and around Raleigh that shows urban heat is a factor.

Feb 13, 2018

NC State Receives $1 Million FFAR Grant to Improve Human Health

NC State researchers seek to improve the nutritional density of common fruits and vegetables in a range of consumer products. This work will enable food companies to develop products that more effectively deliver the health benefits of fruits and vegetables.

Feb 12, 2018

Will a Cold Winter Kill Off Ticks?

The bad news is that even particularly harsh winter weather – like that experienced by much of the East Coast this year – won’t kill off ticks. However, a brutal winter could still have an effect on tick populations.

Jan 24, 2018

Working With the Game-Changer Known as CRISPR

Doctoral student Katelyn Brandt came to NC State to get in on the cutting-edge research involving the gene-editing technique called CRISPR.

Jan 23, 2018

Connecting N.C. Agriculture, Nutrition Education

What if eating local fruits and vegetables wasn’t just “doctor’s orders” but an actual prescription? Three North Carolina universities, including NC State, are working together to see.

Jan 22, 2018

FFAR Awards $2.7 Million to Create Fellowship Program to Foster Next Gen Agricultural Scientists

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research will collaborate with industry leaders and universities to provide interdisciplinary training for graduate students. An NC State University team, led by CALS' John Dole, will manage the program.

Jan 17, 2018

Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou adds another award to his long list of accolades: the 2018 NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.

Jan 3, 2018

NC State Dairy Center Will Teach Visitors about Farming – and Serve Ice Cream

A front-page article in the News & Observer details the college's new dairy center and creamery cafe, with construction slated to begin in early 2018. Check out the video for a peek behind the scenes.