News and Events

Oct 9, 2019

Partner Profile: The Golden LEAF Foundation

The Golden LEAF Foundation has provided substantial support for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative and the NC State University building that will serve as its headquarters. Foundation Board Chairman Randy Isenhower explains why.

Oct 4, 2019

Rolling Out the 2019 Howling Cow State Fair Flavors

Have you seen the list of new foods at the N.C. State Fair this year? Well, thanks to NC State University Provost Warwick Arden and Dean Richard Linton, NC State Howling Cow Ice Cream has TWO special deliveries.

Oct 2, 2019

NC State Goes All Out to Support Hemp Growers

Amid booming consumer interest in CBD, NC State Extension and its research partners fill in the knowledge gap in a fast-growing agricultural industry.

Oct 2, 2019

Dale Monks Named Associate Director of NC State Extension

Dale Monks joins NC State Extension and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences after more than 25 years at Auburn University.

Oct 1, 2019

You Decide: Can We Predict Turning Points?

Turning points are when there's a break in the current economic trend. NC State economist Mike Walden discusses how to spot them, and if we are seeing one play out now.

Oct 1, 2019

Student Spotlight: Hakeem Jenkins on His Internship with Biltmore

Did you know the Biltmore Estate has a working farm? Hakeem Jenkins, an NC State University junior studying animal science, got the opportunity of a lifetime this summer when he secured an internship working there.

Sep 30, 2019

Howling Cow® Ice Cream Available in More Harris Teeter Stores

Howling Cow ice cream is now available in more than 140 Harris Teeter stores across North Carolina.

Sep 27, 2019

Rutgers Gardens’ Hamilton Award Goes to Dennis Werner

NC State University plant breeder Dennis Werner is on a roll: In August, he won both judges' and people's awards at a large annual garden show in Oregon, and in late September, he picked up Rutgers Gardens' prestigious 2019 Hamilton Award.

Sep 26, 2019

Economic Perspective: Generations

Society groups people in generations based on the year they were born, but how meaningful of a concept are generations?

Sep 23, 2019

Quick Start: Young Alum James Quick Builds Animal Science Program

At CALS, James Quick fell in love with teaching as a graduate teacher's assistant in the Department of Animal Science. Today, he's putting his education to use in a way he never anticipated.