Taking Ag To High School: Award-Winning Teacher (And CALS Alum) Jillian Ford
A recent double-CALS grad, Onslow County high school teacher Jillian Ford just nabbed a new title: the Southeast's 2018 Outstanding Early Career Teacher, according to the National Association of Agricultural Educators.
On the Defensive
Study reveals that during infections, a viral RNA element changes its structure to block a plant cell’s defenses and produces a shorter, noncoding RNA. Previous research had found a similar mechanism at play during human infections.
Economic Perspective: Impacts of Rising Interest Rates
With recent talk of rising interest rates, what impact does high or low interest rates have on our economy?
I Am CALS: Bob Patterson’s 50 Years On Campus (And Counting)
He's legendary for toting corn stalks around campus – and for being one of the most effective, caring and helpful faculty members in CALS. Since beloved professor Bob Patterson began teaching in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences in 1968, he has trusted to three principles as his guides: empathy, gratitude and trust.
Technology Helps Transform NC State Agricultural Tests
NC State is making fast technological strides when it comes to gathering and reporting data from North Carolina’s Official Variety Program.
Free Science Party At Hunt Library In November – And You’re Invited
Starting ten years ago, more than 40 NC State scientists began to explore the biodiversity of belly buttons, bedrooms, backyards and more. Now, they're presenting their findings in a decidedly non-traditional format. It's all part of Professor Rob Dunn's new book release, and there will be food (and a science-inspired live soundtrack).
Economic Perspective: A Decade After the Crash
NC State University economist Mike Walden gives a quick look at the housing market a decade after the Great Recession.
Only the Fair-est: Capture CALS’ Fair Spirit And Win
Capture and share CALS’ fair spirit this year, and you could win a prize.
Economic Perspective: Top Five Questions
NC State University economist Mike Walden hears countless questions about the state and federal economy. What are his answers the five questions he's asked the most?
Impact of Minimum Wages on the U.S. Agricultural Sector
Increasing minimum wages have agribusinesses and farm operators worried. What is the impact of state and federal minimum wage laws on farm profits, products and profitability? In this NC State Economist, we explore the impact of state and federal minimum wage laws on farm employment and wages.