Coming Up: Healthier Foods, With Less Food Loss
A partnership rich with Wolfpack DNA leads to a winning new food for health-conscious consumers. And more products are on their way, made largely from leftovers from farms and food processors.
USDA-ARS plant breeder and geneticist at NC State helps soybean farmers overcome drought as they push for higher yields.
“Mr. Christmas” is N.C. Farmer of the Year: CALS’ Own Johnny Wishon
In the mountains near Sparta, they call him “Mr. Christmas,” but these days, NC State alum and Christmas-tree farmer Johnny Wishon is known as North Carolina’s 2019 Farmer of the Year.
Grad Pursues the Art and Science of Horticulture
For alumna Brittany Bell, horticulture science has been a fulfilling way to marry a love of art and science.
“I Call Them My Baby Girls”: AGI Grad Named Pig Farmer Of Tomorrow
NC State Agricultural Institute graduate Bailee Arnold lives in the suburbs and didn’t grow up with agriculture, but she’s managing a 4,000-head sow farm and was recently named a 2019 Pig Farmer of Tomorrow.
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.
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.
“I Was Hooked:” Poultry Science’s Outstanding Young Alumni Winner Zack Lowman
Four years after leaving PDPS with both bachelors and masters degrees plus a Ph.D., it’s easy to see why Lowman was just named one of CALS’ 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni.
Multidisciplinary Maven: Animal Science’s Sabriya Dobbins
Growing up in Fayetteville, Sabriya Dobbins always wanted to go to NC State and become a veterinarian. She made it to CALS as a Jefferson Scholar and a Caldwell Fellow. And she realized that her calling was different, and more diverse, than expected.
The Long Run
CALS alumnus Robert Moore will face mountains and the summer heat to run the equivalent of six marathons in six days. His goal: raising awareness of multiple sclerosis, a disease he’s dealt with since he was a student at NC State 10 years ago.