Conserving Butterflies: Elsita Kiekebusch
Ph.D. student Elsita Kiekebusch combines a passion for preservation with a love of insects.
Extension Kicks Into Overdrive
When Hurricane Matthew devastated crops and farmland around North Carolina, NC State Extension leapt into action.
I AM CALS — Harry Palmer
Using only machetes, hoes and their bare hands, Harry Palmer and his squad of volunteers created a working farm — in under two months — for a Ghana school serving low-income students.
The $100 Billion Club: Honoring Our Heroes
Video by Chris Liotta The 23 Cherry Research Farm employees are charter members of the $100 Billion Club, a program created by North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and CALS Dean Richard Linton to celebrate everyday heroes across North Carolina. […]
Fighting Salmonella: Grayson Walker
Grayson Walker Graduate student, Poultry Science B.S., Poultry Science, CALS 2015 Grayson Walker got to work trying to eradicate salmonella bacteria in poultry when he was an undergraduate in CALS. Now, he’s continuing that quest in graduate school. What Walker […]
Learning To Teach, Teaching To Learn
Joy Morgan’s Teaching Diverse Learners class develops creativity and flexibility in future ag educators who must accommodate students with a variety of needs in a single classroom.
By Chelsea Kellner Video by Chris Liotta Governors and growers, city councils and small businesses have sought the insights of Extension economist Mike Walden since he started his radio show in the late 1970s. And now he’s looking farther ahead […]
You’ve Got A Friend
A panel of experts gather at Talley Student Union to hash out a complex question: How is CALS here - and why does it matter?
Saving Mangroves: Ryann Rossi
Off in the Caribbean, Ryann Rossi dives deep into the region’s mangrove ecosystems. Mangroves are beneficial both environmentally and economically. These halophytes — plants adapted to grow in saltwater — provide an estimated $1.6 billion in ecosystem services worldwide, protecting […]
Saving A Research Station
As waters rose the day after Hurricane Matthew, Cherry Research Farm braced for devastation -- and found a wave of support from across the state.