Generational Generosity Supports Agribusiness Breakthroughs
Growing up in Rocky Mount, Bill Culpepper planned to go back home after graduation, but the Vietnam War and his introduction to agribusiness changed his plans and his life. Now, he and his family -- three generations Wolfpack strong -- are making a significant gift to the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative to support future agribusiness breakthroughs.
NC State Extension Launches Portal for COVID-19 Resources
NC State Extension specialists and subject matter experts launched a COVID-19 Resources and Information Portal to provide research-based information to help North Carolinians navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
An Opportunity to Learn and Lead
Rachel Walter's summer 2019 internship was a great experience that has poised her for greater positions of responsibility in the future.
An Innovative Future
For the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2019 was a transformational year that has positioned the college for a more innovative and pioneering 2020.
A Letter to Grandma
Students in Bob Patterson's crop science class come expecting an assignment -- just not this one.
Homegrown: Meet the Muscadine
Muscadine grapes are a southern specialty. Native to North Carolina, the deep purple and bronze-toned fruit clusters adorn farms, fields and gardens throughout the southeastern United States. Now it’s time to add your kitchen to the list.
CEFS Celebrates 25 Years
Twenty-five years ago, NC State joined with N.C. A&T State University and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to set up the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. The center is now known internationally for its work on sustainable agriculture and food systems.
Her Calling is Student Government
Meredith Spence Beaulieu, a Ph.D. student in CALS' Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, was the first graduate student to hold the office of student body vice president.
Writing the Book on Vermicomposting
NC State’s Rhonda Sherman has authored the first how-to guide for mid- to large-scale vermicompost producers.
Should I Stay or Should I Go: Coal Ash in North Carolina
Coal has seen a recent, rapid decline as a source of electricity in North Carolina. Unfortunately, coal’s legacy lives on in ash ponds and landfills scattered across the state. In this NC State Economist, we offer an economist’s perspective on North Carolina’s coal ash challenges – and potential solutions.