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Aug 21, 2020

From the Dean: Update on Undergraduate Instruction

Dean Linton updates the CALS community about undergraduate instruction for the fall semester. 

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Feb 20, 2020

9 Reasons To Choose A College Major in Turfgrass

Do you enjoy working outdoors, creating beautiful surroundings, analyzing environmental plant responses, or growing high-value crops? A yes to any of these means a career in turfgrass management might be for you. 

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Jan 27, 2020

Water Collaborative Makes Waves

Amid rising global concerns about water-related issues, a faculty-driven effort at NC State draws from a deep well of expertise to find and deliver solutions. 

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Jan 9, 2020

Teaching and Learning Beyond Campus: Poultry Processing

Pat Curtis and Rasha Qudsieh think outside the box when teaching poultry process and products. From field trips to baking, students applied what they were learning. 

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Aug 20, 2019

7 Things You Need to Know to be a Successful CALS Student

Classes have started, and you’re officially a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student. Here are a few tips to help you rock your first year in CALS. 

Dec 17, 2018

First Day of Spring 2019 Classes

Monday, January 7 will be the first day of Spring 2019 classes. 

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Aug 27, 2018

NC Biotech: A Crown Jewel for CALS Students

The NC Biotechnology Center helps agricultural and life sciences businesses in North Carolina grow -- and it’s a tremendous resource for CALS students. 

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May 16, 2018

Graze in the Shade: Silvopasture’s Benefits

How can a grower be more productive per acre while improving grassland ecosystems? How do we increase production to feed a growing population while sustaining available resources? Could silvopasture help? NC State's Miguel Castillo is finding answers. 

Farmer standing beside a popcorn cleaning machine.

Jan 31, 2018

AgPack Strong: Ag Institute Grad Jason Barbour Diversifies

Johnston County farmer Jason Barbour grows a lot of the usual North Carolina crops – tobacco, sweet potatoes, small grains, soybeans and corn. But in recent years, with help from NC State Extension, the NC State Agricultural Institute grad added a crop that wouldn’t make that list: popcorn. 

Melissa Tinling stands in the pollinator garden, holding her blueprint of the garden design.

Nov 3, 2016

Student Creates Campus Pollinator Garden

Thanks to a partnership between a CALS graduate student and NC State University’s Grounds Management department, a large pollinator-friendly garden is both managing stormwater and providing habitat on Centennial Campus.