One Student, a World of Opportunity
In two life-changing experiences in Guatemala, CALS senior Kati Scruggs did everything from researching maize to administering meals and vitamins to children in need.
From 4-H to the Brickyard
When 4-H Skillathon champion and second-generation CALS student MaryBeth Tyndall hits the Brickyard on the first day of classes, she'll already know her way around campus.
Grad Student Spotlight: Brianna Hess Massie
CALS doctoral student Brianna Hess Massie is looking for simple solutions to help farmers deal with lagoon waste.
Notes From Tanzania: A Farmer’s Story from the Field
In her fourth "Notes from Tanzania," grad student Catherine Doyle explains how surveys are helping scientists and farmers battle two important diseases affecting cassava.
Grad Student Spotlight: Shahnee Haire
Graduate student Shahnee Haire says that her certificate program helped prepare her for assisting those in her county who lost everything after Hurricane Matthew.
Notes from Tanzania: Lessons from the Field
Ph.D. student Catherine Doyle outlines some lessons learned during her field work on a devastating crop disease in Tanzania. This is the third in a series of posts on her experiences.
Grad Student Spotlight: Sayed Mashaheet
This CALS Ph.D. alumnus and postdoc is working to develop resilient wheat varieties that are more tolerant to ozone — a pollutant often associated with climate change — and more resistant to wheat rust.
Grad Student Spotlight: Pragya Adhikari
CALS doctoral student Pragya Adhikari -- who conducts research at the intersection of plant pathology and breeding -- is trying to breed a tomato that is tastier and more resistant to disease.
Princess? Ballerina? Not A Chance.
Since she was a child, Erin Stewart has dreamed of a career in agriculture. Now a junior agriculture education major in CALS, she's taking advantage of every opportunity to turn that dream into reality.
Tackling Cassava Mosaic Disease: One Week in Tanzania
NC State Ph.D. student Catherine Doyle had seen infected cassava in a lab, but a trip to Tanzania allowed her to connect that work to what's happening in the field. Read more in this second in a series of posts on her journey to help defeat cassava mosaic disease.