The Shows, and the Contests, Go On
Despite widespread event cancellations, 4-H horse and livestock contests and events went on, thanks to extension professionals who found innovative ways to use technology to bring these events home.
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.
Partner Profile: North Carolina Soybean Producers Association
The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association was one of the first commodity groups to pledge their support for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative (N.C. PSI). Owen Wanger, CEO of the association, shares why it supports the N.C. PSI.
Longtime 4-H Friend and Author Wins Again
Longtime 4-H friend and supporter James W. Clark Jr. was recently named winner of the North Carolina Humanities Council’s prestigious John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities.
Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Support N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative
In honor of NC State’s past support and continued partnership, the North Carolina Greenhouse Vegetable Growers’ Association has donated $7,000 to the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative.
E. Carroll Joyner Beef Education Unit Dedicated
NC State names its Beef Education Unit at the Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory in honor of CALS alumnus E. Carroll Joyner.
Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored
CALS celebrates its distinguished and outstanding alumni award winners for 2019. Richard Reich and Keith Shoemaker are honored for their contributions to agriculture in North Carolina and beyond.
10,000 Square Feet Of Sweet (Potato) Promise: Four New Greenhouses Dedicated
The 10,000 square feet of new growing space are allotted for the annual production of certified elite sweetpotato plants. Starting with certified disease-free plants has enormous benefits for growers: increased yields, better quality and reduced pesticide use.
“With Gratitude and Pride: Thank You”
Support from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences community exceeded all expectations for NC State's first Day of Giving, Dean Linton says. For a behind-the-scenes look at this remarkable day, check out our video recap.
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.