Impact

Feb 7, 2018

Student Spotlight: Christian Capobianco Interns At The Zoo

Rhinos and elephants, giraffes and chimpanzees and many, many more, are all in a day's work for Animal Science senior Christian Capobianco in his internship at Zoo Miami.

Feb 6, 2018

Venus Flytraps Don’t Eat The Insects That Pollinate Them

NC State researchers discover which insects pollinate Venus flytraps – and learn that flytraps don’t dine on them.

Feb 2, 2018

Faculty Focus: Fighting to Save Cassava

Trino Ascencio-Ibanez and his colleagues are hard at work – with the help of two major grants – protecting the food supply for an entire continent.

Jan 31, 2018

AgPack Strong: Ag Institute Grad Jason Barbour Diversifies

Johnston County farmer Jason Barbour grows a lot of the usual North Carolina crops – tobacco, sweet potatoes, small grains, soybeans and corn. But in recent years, with help from NC State Extension, the NC State Agricultural Institute grad added a crop that wouldn’t make that list: popcorn.

Jan 29, 2018

Extension’s Women in Agriculture: Looking To The Future

Agriculture isn’t the easiest way to make a living, and women face even more than the usual obstacles. But things are changing. For the final article in the yearlong series, Lee County Extension looks to the future of women in agriculture.

Jan 25, 2018

New Program Addresses the Business of Farming

The Executive Farm Management Program aims to help North Carolina farmers effectively lead complex organizations and compete on a global scale.

Jan 23, 2018

Connecting N.C. Agriculture, Nutrition Education

What if eating local fruits and vegetables wasn’t just “doctor’s orders” but an actual prescription? Three North Carolina universities, including NC State, are working together to see.

Jan 22, 2018

FFAR Awards $2.7 Million to Create Fellowship Program to Foster Next Gen Agricultural Scientists

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research will collaborate with industry leaders and universities to provide interdisciplinary training for graduate students. An NC State University team, led by CALS' John Dole, will manage the program.

Jan 18, 2018

How To Give A TED Talk: Poultry Science Alum Diego Bohórquez

CALS' own Diego Bohórquez takes us behind the scenes of one of the most prestigious — and competitive — events in the world.

Jan 17, 2018

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.