Alums Build on NC State Research to Create Food from Farm Leftovers
NC State alumni Laura Hearn and Will Kornegay started their award-winning company, Glean, with one product: a sweet potato flour. Now, thanks in part to university research, they have several food products for sale in 1,200 retail stores across the Southeast.
Smithfield Foods Supports Soldier to Agriculture Program
A CALS program that provides in-depth training for veterans transitioning into agricultural careers got a recent boost: the Smithfield Foundation announced a $200,000 donation.
Stuber Retiring as Director of the Plant Breeding Consortium
Eminent scientist Charles Stuber is stepping down after 13 years as director of the consortium he helped to create at NC State.
Esteemed Plant Pathology Professor Passes Away
Charles W. Averre III, a plant pathology professor emeritus at NC State University, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, but Averre's legacy will live on in a scholarship and a high-yielding sweet potato variety named in his honor.
Sporting Event Benefits NC FFA and 4-H
Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina raise $100,000+ for 4-H and FFA.
CALS Alum and Professor Recognized for Nursery Industry Impacts
Two horticulturists with ties to NC State are honored for ways they've helped enhance the Southern nursery industry.
Like Son, Like Father
When Lewis Cauble decided to create a bequest to benefit NC State’s Apiculture Science Fund, housed within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, one of the first people he told was his dad, Jim.
AgPack Strong: The Young Professional
At NC State, he was a horticultural science major who graduated in 2012. Just six years later, David Hoffman has begun to take the reins of his family company, Hoffman Nursery.
Obituary: August “Gus” De Hertogh
August A. “Gus” De Hertogh, a former NC State University department head, died Oct. 26. He was an internationally known expert on the physiology, handling and forcing of flower bulbs.
Taking Ag To High School: Award-Winning Teacher (And CALS Alum) Jillian Ford
A recent double-CALS grad, Onslow County high school teacher Jillian Ford just nabbed a new title: the Southeast's 2018 Outstanding Early Career Teacher, according to the National Association of Agricultural Educators.