Will a Cold Winter Kill Off Ticks?
The bad news is that even particularly harsh winter weather – like that experienced by much of the East Coast this year – won’t kill off ticks. However, a brutal winter could still have an effect on tick populations.
Student Leaders Attend National Conference
Eighteen CALS students participated in the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. And, for each of them, the experience was unforgettable.
How Solitary Cockroaches Gave Rise to Social Termites: Tales from Two Genomes
Termites are 'social cockroaches.' NC State researchers examine the genomes of both termites and cockroaches to find clues about how this evolution occurred.
After the Flood: Rebuilding an Extension Center
In the 15 months since Hurricane Matthew flooded their building, Lenoir County’s Extension staff members have worked under trying conditions. But with a new building under construction, the future looks brighter.
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.
Economic Perspective: Improving the Economy for Struggling Workers
The job market is improving, but not everyone is seeing their lives improve. What steps can be taken to expand prosperity?
AgPack Strong: Pursuing a “Career of Exciting Research”
After a career in the military, Jim Noah found his home as a Ph.D. student at NC State. During that time, the self-described lifelong learner became passionate about biochemistry.
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.
Student Spotlight: A Passion for Teaching and Learning
As she studies a disease that threatens the reproductive abilities of cattle, Becky Poole hopes to help farmers keep their herds healthy.
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.