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Mar 23, 2017

Five Things To Know About Farm Animal Days 2017

Maybe you're a longtime Farm Animal Days expert. Maybe you've already picked your date and registered online (though you don't have to register in order to attend), and all that's left is to decide whether you'll try roping a cow right away, or go straight for the free Howling Cow ice cream.

Mar 22, 2017

Restaurant and Farm Pairings Set for 10th Anniversary Farm to Fork Picnic

Farm to Fork Picnic Weekend events will feature culinary historian Michael Twitty and celebrate relationships between local farmers, chefs and culinary artisans.

Mar 22, 2017

NC Ag Awareness Day Supports Research to Grow Agriculture

Nearly 500 people gathered in Raleigh recently for North Carolina Ag Awareness Day, an event designed to celebrate agriculture and its $84 billion a year contribution to the state’s economy.

Mar 22, 2017

Faculty Focus: 45 Years and Going Strong

Labin "L.T." Woodlief Jr. has worked for NC State University for 45 years. And he's eyeing the big 5-0. Woodlief is a research specialist in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.

Mar 21, 2017

Student and Scholar Reflect on Eisenhower School Visit

Master’s students and faculty members from the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School recently visited NC State’s campus to learn more about agribusiness and biotechnology and their relationship to national security. CALS research scholar Godshen Pallipparambil and Crop and Soil Sciences graduate student Lottie Ou share insights from the visit.

Mar 17, 2017

Yes, We Might Have No Bananas

Rob Dunn's newest book, "Never Out of Season," examines the risks of a lack of biodiversity in our food supply. Dunn is a professor in the Department of Applied Ecology.

Mar 15, 2017

Women’s Cattle Handling Founder Goes National

A national television debut, an NC State award and the funding to expand her work across the southeast – NC State Extension Research Specialist April Shaeffer is having a pretty good year.

Mar 14, 2017

Students Soar in Multicultural Scholars Program

A unique scholarship program provides opportunities for outstanding students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the food and agricultural sciences.

Mar 13, 2017

Boyette Wins National Research Impact Award

Mike Boyette, Philip Morris Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, recently received a National Research Impact Award for his career achievements in sweet potato research.

Mar 8, 2017

March Celebrations Shine a Light on N.C. Agriculture

From a downtown rally to student-led activities on the NC State Brickyard, March is packed with public events that celebrate our state's #1 industry. Join us!