Youth Partner With Food Banks In Chicken Project
It doesn’t get more local than the Coastal Plains Chicken Project: aided by the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, the chickens were raised by local youth, processed by local experts and distributed to local food banks.
High School’s Not Too Early For Internships – Just Ask Addison Furr
Raleigh Charter High School senior Addison Furr talks the challenges and triumphs of tackling internships early – in her case, with the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service.
Easing Suffering Through Biochemistry: Sayan Chakraborty
Inspired by his time working in an HIV clinic, Sayan Chakraborty is on a biochemistry-based quest for ever-better medicines to ease human suffering.
Destination: Madagascar, ‘the Living Laboratory’
Through the Ants and Canopy Bootcamp, a group of undergraduates from the U.S. and Madagascar will explore diversity in ants – and learn to climb trees – with NC State's Bonnie Blaimer and the California Academy of Sciences' Brian Fisher.
CEFS Celebrates 25 Years
Twenty-five years ago, NC State joined with N.C. A&T State University and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to set up the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. The center is now known internationally for its work on sustainable agriculture and food systems.
Burgers Done Right
Plan on firing up the grill for Independence Day? If you'll be making hamburgers, check out our food safety pointers first.
Horsing Around in Ireland
NC State students on a study-abroad trip to Ireland’s world-renowned equine industry expected to learn about horses. But that's not all they learned about.
Her Calling is Student Government
Meredith Spence Beaulieu, a Ph.D. student in CALS' Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, was the first graduate student to hold the office of student body vice president.
Faculty Focus: Spayd is a Winner in Growing the U.S. Wine-Grape Industry
NC State University Professor Emerita Sara Spayd has spent decades working to build the U.S. wine-grape industry, and the American Society of Enology and Viticulture recently celebrated her accomplishments with its highest honor, the Award of Merit.
New Microneedle Technique Speeds Plant Disease Detection
Researchers have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues in one minute, rather than the hours needed for conventional techniques.