Bob Franks Appointed Head of Plant and Microbial Biology
Dean Richard Linton has announced a new department head for Plant and Microbial Biology: Robert Franks.
“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.
Unearthing Plant Problems – Using Sensors
Tiny sensors that detect and diagnose plant diseases fast enough for farmers to save their crops are becoming a reality at NC State, where engineers and plant scientists are making award-winning progress.
CALS Celebrates Outstanding Alumni
Alan Ayers and Tony Avent were honored as the 2018 CALS Distinguished Alumni, along with 13 Outstanding Alumni and 12 Outstanding Young Alumni.
Beyond Bacon & BBQ: 11 Foods Associated With North Carolina
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates North Carolina livestock, poultry and food products at $8 billion each year. These meat products not only have a positive impact on the state economy, but they taste great – and provide an affordable, safe and wholesome source of nutrition for a growing population.
‘Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education’
NC State's AgBioFEWS program will blend natural and social sciences to train next-generation problem-solvers in agricultural biotechnology.
Celebrating Local Food, Local Farms
North Carolina has a year-round growing season for agriculture, and the Center for Environmental Farming System's Farm to Fork initiative is celebrating that fact by spreading out its 2018 activities over several seasons.
“Realization of a Dream”: NC FFA Center Breaks Ground on New Dormitory
On an early August afternoon along the banks of White Lake in Bladen County, North Carolina, state FFA leaders, youth, educators and corporate supporters gathered to celebrate the ground-breaking of a new female dormitory at the NC FFA Center.
An NC State University-bred twist on a classic native garden shrub has been a hit with consumers – and for breast cancer research.
Birgand’s Stream Restoration Research Gets Boost from NC State Seed Grant
For his work on wetland and stream restoration, François Birgand, NC State associate professor of biological and agricultural engineering, won an Internationalization Seed Grant from the NC State Office of Global Engagement and the Committee on International Programs.