Program Builds Leaders for North Carolina Agriculture
With farmers making up only 2 percent of the population, James Lamb believes it’s more important than ever for them to let the public know about agriculture. That’s just one of the reasons he devoted 50 days over two years to a program aimed at preparing agricultural leaders for North Carolina.
‘Visionary Gift’ to Bolster Plant Breeding Program
A new endowment - and allied challenge initiative - from Drs. Charlie and Marilyn Stuber will fuel the future of plant breeding at NC State.
Fueling the Future of Specialty Crops
A $1 million specialty crops professorship and allied programmatic endowment for the NC State Specialty Crops Program will create exciting new opportunities for North Carolina farmers.
Students in Large-Scale Organic Agriculture to Benefit from Gift
A new endowment, funded by Frank and Judi Grainger, will support undergraduate students pursuing hands-on research and travel experiences related to organic crop production.
CALS Alumni Honored at Annual Ceremony
Alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered at the NC State University Club on Nov. 18 for the annual CALS Alumni Awards ceremony.
The Gift of Education
The late Dale Bone believed in the power of a college education – especially for those who couldn’t afford one. So he established a scholarship for the migrant workers and their families who worked on his successful farm.
New Scholarship Endowment Supports Rural Students
Students from Yadkin and nearby counties have a special opportunity to attend CALS, thanks to a new scholarship.
Mr. Sweet Potato’s Legacy
North Carolina’s sweet potato growers are building an endowment at NC State to ensure that a most successful university-industry partnership endures. It honors Henry M. Covington, a longtime extension specialist whose research and partnerships spurred the industry's growth.
CALS Alumni Win World Food Prize
Two NC State alumni are among the four winners of the 2016 World Food Prize, one of the most important and coveted international awards given in agriculture.
It was a 4-H family reunion of sorts as more than 300 people gathered at Camp Millstone in Ellerbe Sunday April 10 to celebrate the opening of a new $1.5 million multi-purpose history and learning center complex.