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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.