Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences
Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou adds another award to his long list of accolades: the 2018 NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.
Looking Ahead to Farm School
Designed for aspiring farmers, the North Carolina Farm School attracts people from all walks of life, including experienced farmers like Miriam Lewis who want to learn about the business side of agriculture.
How Winter Temps Can Affect Your Spring Fishing
NC State scientists have recently published research that addresses the impact low temperatures can have on spotted seatrout, one of the most popular targets for recreational anglers.
Faculty Focus: In Retirement, Larry Hancock Will Continue Helping 4-H’ers Open Windows on the World
As Larry Hancock retires, he reflects on his life-changing experiences with NC State Extension and its 4-H camping program.
Novel System Aims to Improve Biomanufacturing Processes
Researchers at NC State University have developed a novel approach that integrates existing technologies to improve the biomanufacturing processes used to make everything from pharmaceuticals to fuels.
“I Love Science Because It’s Exciting”: Animal Science Senior Ruby Monn
During Ruby Monn's time as an animal science major at CALS — a last-minute switch from biochemistry — she has uncovered a passion for global agriculture, an ability for the observation necessary in animal care and a "God-given gift" of public speaking.
Animal Science Grad Returns To Help Other Students
By the time Taylor Knittel earned her degree from the Department of Animal Science at NC State, she was ready to hit the ground running.
Off-Road Vehicle Restriction Benefits Outweigh Costs for National Seashore
An economic analysis by North Carolina State University, Oregon State University and RTI International finds that the economic benefits of biodiversity and habitat preservation significantly outweigh the costs of off-road vehicle (ORV) restrictions at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Extension’s Women in Agriculture: “Each Day Is A Different Dance”
Tina Gross and her work with Gross Farms helped cultivate the agribusiness industry in North Carolina — and her influence continues to grow.
CALS Research: Get a Little Closer
Female moths deemed unworthy or unattractive to male moths can increase their odds of attracting a mate by emitting their sex pheromones, according to CALS entomologist Coby Schal.