Livingston Seeks to Enhance Natural Antibiotics in Poultry
With consumers increasingly concerned about antibiotics in poultry, NC State University researcher Kimberly Livingston is partnering with a feed additive and animal nutrition company to find a way to raise healthier poultry without them.
AgPack Strong: ‘It All Starts With Our Youth’
State FFA Coordinator Jason Davis took a quick break from convention week to talk with us about his journey and the power of youth development programs like FFA.
Is Biochar a Fix for Sandy Soils?
NC State Extension specialist launches a new research project to see if biochar in a field setting lives up to recent hype.
State Officers Reflect on Leadership, Legacy and Their ‘FFA Family’
Six CALS students will retire this week from what they describe as the rewarding, exhausting and ultimately life-changing experience of being a North Carolina FFA officer.
NC State Holds First N.C. Extension Master Gardener College
More than 100 Extension volunteers from across the state worked to improve their gardening GPA – “Good Planting Advice” – when they gathered at NC State University last week for the first-ever North Carolina Extension Master Gardener College.
AgPack Strong: A World of Possibilities
Kim Shearer is the tree and shrub breeder at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill. Find out how she landed her dream job -- and why plants make her happy.
Fighting Child Malnutrition In Haiti — With Goats
For more than a decade, Professor Charlotte Farin and the NC State Haiti Goat Project have joined the country’s struggle against rampant childhood malnutrition. Now they plan to expand, doubling the number of protein-rich meals provided to schools each month.
Small Changes Yield Big Results
Real-time, online weight management program addresses what’s arguably the biggest public health issue today: overweight and obesity.
Made in the Shade: Research Focuses on Combining Forestry and Livestock Grazing
Silvopasture – the practice of combining forestry with forage and livestock production – is rare in North America, but the practice could bring both economic and environmental benefits on marginal lands where traditional row cropping hasn’t worked.
Dole Appointed Associate Dean
Dr. John Dole has been appointed associate dean and director of academic programs for NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.