Scoop, Eat, Learn at New Education Center and Creamery
NC State dedicated its new Howling Cow Dairy Education Center and Creamery this week, with plans to open the building to the public in November.
A Different Kind of Gardening: Ph.D. Student Brandon Huber
Brandon Huber, a Ph.D. student in Horticultural Sciences grows large plants competitively and will placing his plants in the upcoming NC State Fair horticulture competition.
Brazilian Soybean Intern Stays, Just a Little Bit Longer
A graduate student in crop and sciences at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná in Brazil, Barros arrived at NC State to learn more about soybean cultivation in North Carolina and extended his stay for the friendships and new experiences.
Student Spotlight: Hakeem Jenkins on His Internship with Biltmore
Did you know the Biltmore Estate has a working farm? Hakeem Jenkins, an NC State University junior studying animal science, got the opportunity of a lifetime this summer when he secured an internship working there.
Rutgers Gardens’ Hamilton Award Goes to Dennis Werner
NC State University plant breeder Dennis Werner is on a roll: In August, he won both judges' and people's awards at a large annual garden show in Oregon, and in late September, he picked up Rutgers Gardens' prestigious 2019 Hamilton Award.
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.
Student Spotlight: DeShae Dillard on NC State’s New AgBioFEWS Program
When he first set foot in Columbia, North Carolina, this summer, NC State graduate student DeShae Dillard felt as though he’d arrived in another country. There, he learned more about rural life, especially the everyday challenges of farming.
Moving on Up
NC State's Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department has moved up to the No. 6 spot on U.S. News and World Report's list of the nation's top undergraduate programs for biological and agricultural engineering.
A ceremonial groundbreaking at NC State marks a new chapter in the university’s efforts to accelerate plant-related research, train the next generation of plant scientists and help farmers put problem-solving discoveries to work.
Destination Madagascar: Week 4
Through the Ants and Canopy Bootcamp, a group of college students from the U.S. and Madagascar are exploring diversity in ants – and learning to climb trees – with NC State's Bonnie Blaimer and the California Academy of Sciences' Brian Fisher.