Suzanne Stanard

Aug 16, 2017

The Power of FFA

North Carolina FFA has shaped the lives of young people in our state for decades. Check out our video for a glimpse of the annual FFA Convention -- and to hear from students about why this beloved organization means so much to them.

Aug 16, 2017

Exploratory Trip to Mexico Furthers Cassava Project

Trino Ascencio-Ibanez of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry forged collaborations and made significant headway in Mexico on a Gates Foundation-funded project that tackles cassava mosaic disease.

Aug 14, 2017

NC State and Oracle Pilot ‘Big Data’ Project to Grow Agriculture

Oracle has selected NC State as a university partner to pilot a new program that uses big data to solve grand challenges in everything from agriculture to textiles to engineering. First on the list? Sweet potatoes.

Aug 1, 2017

AgPack Strong: ‘Innovative Farmer of the Year’

CALS grad and tobacco farmer Brandon Batten was named 2017 Innovative Farmer of the Year by The Tobacco Farm Life Museum. He says that learning to problem-solve 'outside the box' in the BAE Department gave him a leg up in his career.

Jul 27, 2017

Grad Student Spotlight: Sayed Mashaheet

This CALS Ph.D. alumnus and postdoc is working to develop resilient wheat varieties that are more tolerant to ozone — a pollutant often associated with climate change — and more resistant to wheat rust.

Jul 19, 2017

‘Defining Moment’: Food Processing Innovation Center Poised to Boost N.C. Economy

The new North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center could create jobs, revitalize rural communities, open new markets for entrepreneurs and farmers … and the list goes on.

Jul 14, 2017

Grad Student Spotlight: Sophia Webster

NC State’s Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology is working to prevent disease transmission. Doctoral student Sophia Webster is on the front lines. Read more from the Graduate School's Think Magazine.

Jun 29, 2017

Healthy Eating Campaign Targets Mothers of Young Children

A new social marketing campaign launched by NC State’s SNAP-Ed Steps to Health program encourages mothers to model healthy eating for their young children.

Jun 19, 2017

State Officers Reflect on Leadership, Legacy and Their ‘FFA Family’

Six CALS students will retire this week from what they describe as the rewarding, exhausting and ultimately life-changing experience of being a North Carolina FFA officer.

Jun 13, 2017

AgPack Strong: A World of Possibilities

Kim Shearer is the tree and shrub breeder at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill. Find out how she landed her dream job -- and why plants make her happy.