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Mar 20, 2019

CALS’ Own (Internationally Honored) Inventor, Professor and Food Scientist

Josip Simunovic is named a fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists for his pioneering work in aseptic processing and nutrient preservation in packaged foods.

Mar 20, 2019

U.S. Indoor Climate Most Similar to Northeast African Outdoors

If you’re like the American citizen scientists who reported information about their home climate, you keep your home as close as possible to the outdoor climate of west central Kenya, according to a new paper by Applied Ecology's Rob Dunn and Lauren Nichols.

Mar 19, 2019

NC State Plant Breeder Wins Prestigious Scott Medal

Tom Ranney and his colleagues in Mills River have developed more than 50 ornamental cultivars – trees, shrubs and flowers that have been a boon for gardeners and for North Carolina’s green industry.

Mar 18, 2019

Student Spotlight: Juan Ascencio Makes His Mark In Meat Contest

Juan Ascencio heads to Germany in May after winning seven medals in an international charcuterie contest.

Mar 15, 2019

You Decide: Are There Best Ways for Using Debt?

Have questions about the best way to approach debt? NC State University economist Mike Walden provides answers to two questions on debt and how to use it.

Mar 12, 2019

Clovers All Over: What Are The 4 H’s, Anyway?

Leaf by leaf, 4-H’ers explain what 4-H’s clover means to them.

Mar 11, 2019

Homegrown: Tips for Starting a Container Garden

Who said a backyard is required to start a home garden anyway?

Mar 11, 2019

Alums Build on NC State Research to Create Food from Farm Leftovers

NC State alumni Laura Hearn and Will Kornegay started their award-winning company, Glean, with one product: a sweet potato flour. Now, thanks in part to university research, they have several food products for sale in 1,200 retail stores across the Southeast.

Mar 11, 2019

Economic Perspective: Why Are Tax Refunds Smaller?

This tax season, some people are noticing that their refunds are smaller than in previous years. What could be the cause of this?

Mar 6, 2019

Smithfield Foods Supports Soldier to Agriculture Program

A CALS program that provides in-depth training for veterans transitioning into agricultural careers got a recent boost: the Smithfield Foundation announced a $200,000 donation.