Impact

May 23, 2019

A Day In The Life: Graduate with Harrison Walker

Harrison Walker (and his buddy Nick) take you along for their graduation: the sea of red caps, the pre-ceremony dance party – and a surprise cameo from Chancellor Randy Woodson.

May 23, 2019

Looking For A Farm? Meet Your Online Matchmaker.

The NC FarmLink program works with landowners and producers to maintain databases of available farmland and farmers looking for land. Land seekers can develop a profile, while farmers and landowners can develop property profiles to describe the land they want to sell, lease or share.

May 23, 2019

Non-Traditional: Field Crop Researcher – and National Guard Service Member

Ashley Joyce is on the job...or should we say "jobs?" The National Guard member, research assistant in plant pathology and NC State alumna plans to continue on as a graduate student at the university this fall – though her plans could change due to deployment.

May 22, 2019

Research in Bloom: The JC Raulston Arboretum

Read how this living laboratory's exceptional collection supports the university's mission.

May 21, 2019

Freshmen To Seniors: Reflecting On The Journey

At graduation each year, Animal Science seniors get a chance to turn back the clock: Professor Billy Flowers hands them their freshman-year responses to a survey asking about their hopes, experience and dreams for the future. Right before this year's spring ceremony, we caught up with a few.

May 21, 2019

Beloved Teacher and Advisor Carm Parkhurst Passes Away

Award-winning Professor Emeritus Carm Parkhurst of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science passed away on May 19 at age 77. He joined the faculty in 1971 and continued to teach and work after retiring in 2008.

May 17, 2019

Spotlight: Bean Zhou Studies Plants Across a Great Divide

Asia and America come together in Bean Zhou’s Ph.D. research on kindred plants and their evolution. A recent award will allow him to study at Harvard’s esteemed Arnold Arboretum this summer.

May 16, 2019

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.

May 15, 2019

Day in the Life: Monica Richmond

Our new video series "A Day in the Life" kicks off with food science senior Monica Richmond, who took us around campus for a glimpse into her day as a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student. 

May 15, 2019

NASA Internship For AGI Student (And Aspiring Astronaut) Lane Diesa

NC State Agricultural Institute student Lane Diesa has her sights set on the sky: Through a NASA internship, she had the chance to work on projects with the potential to change life outside of our own planet.