CALS Weekly

Sep 17, 2020

Cotton: The Fabric of our State

Guy Collins, cotton specialist with NC State Extension, explains how cotton is weaved into our everyday lives and shares what NC State is doing to help our cotton growers make better, more sustainable decisions.

Sep 16, 2020

Generous Grants from SECU Foundation a Lifesaver for 4-H, FFA Camps

The North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation has awarded $50,000 in grants to ease the extreme financial impact of a missed season of summer camp on NC State Extension’s Millstone 4-H Camp and the North Carolina FFA Center.

Sep 15, 2020

Far-red Light Enhances Density of Tomato Seedlings

Brandon Huber, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Horticultural Science, shared some of his tomato research so that we may better understand indoor controlled environmental horticulture and its impact on young plant production.

Sep 15, 2020

Ph.D. Student Using Drones to Map, Treat Invasive Plant Species

Andrew Howell, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. A large part of his research explores the use of unmanned aerial systems for mapping and treating invasive plant species.

Sep 11, 2020

You Decide: Will the Fed’s New Policy Cause Higher Inflation?

What impact can the Federal Reserve's action have on inflation and interest rates as well as the economy?

Sep 10, 2020

Je’Juan Bryant: The Difference Scholarships Make

Je’Juan Bryant, a junior majoring in animal science, says getting a higher education would have been more stressful without scholarships. Thanks to support from our Pack, he can focus on what matters most — earning a degree and making a difference.

Sep 9, 2020  |  Faculty Focus

Faculty Focus: Nelson to Help USDA Guide Agricultural Innovation

Natalie Nelson, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering was selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to serve as one of the 11 subject matter experts for the USDA’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda.

Sep 7, 2020

Outdoor Play: At Your Doorstep

Getting outside is good for kids’ health, education and relationships. An updated guide from NC State offers parenting strategies to help make it happen.

Sep 4, 2020

On Sept. 16, NC State Day of Giving Shows We’re Stronger as a Pack

On Sept. 16, NC State is holding a special, one-time fall edition of its annual Day of Giving fundraising event. Day of Giving: Stronger as a Pack will focus on meeting students’ basic needs, need-based scholarships and diversity and inclusion programming.

Sep 3, 2020

Stopping Bugs With a Taste for Art

The Gregg Museum takes a scientific approach to managing invasive pests.