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News Todd Dawson AGI Ice Sculptor

Oct 25, 2017

AGI Alum Is International Award-Winning Ice Sculptor

Landscape architect turned self-taught ice sculptor Todd Dawson has won international awards for his designs — and it all started at CALS. 

CALS students Harrison Walker, Luke Stancil and Victoria Pender standing on steps

Oct 25, 2017

Not Your Ordinary Summer Internships

Whether on Capitol Hill or at the North Carolina General Assembly, three exceptional CALS students had once-in-a-lifetime experiences. 

AGI grad Donavan Battle

Oct 12, 2017

AgPack Strong: On the Path to Success

As he pursues his bachelor's degree in horticultural science at NC State, Ag Institute grad Donavan Battle says collaboration, communication and hard work are key to success. 

Participants salute the flag during the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Jul 31, 2017

Ag Institute is Partner in New Career Center at Fort Bragg

At Fort Bragg’s new Career Resource Center, the Agricultural Institute's Soldier to Agriculture Program helps veterans make the transition from military service to agricultural careers. 

AGI student Charlie Goode

May 25, 2017

Student Spotlight: Hitting it Out of the Park with AGI

Charlie Goode dreams of being a groundskeeper at a major league stadium. And his experience in the Agricultural Institute (AGI) helped put him a big step closer. 

CALS Agricultural Institute student Roman Lawrence.

Jan 10, 2017

Student Spotlight: Roman Lawrence Learns To Lead

Poultry Science major Roman Lawrence credits his experience in the Agricultural Institute with helping him overcome his former shyness. 

Robert Elliot working on a construction project with three others.

Dec 6, 2016

AGI Veterans Initiative Seeks Support, Mentors

North Carolina State University’s Agricultural Institute has stepped up to meet some of the unique challenges veterans face when leaving military service – but some key needs must be met in order for the program to prosper. 

Tyler Englebright, NC State CALS student

Nov 28, 2016

Student Spotlight: Tyler Englebright Gears Up For The Family Farm

Agricultural Institute student Tyler Englebright is gaining the knowledge and experience he needs to take over his family's Oxford, N.C., farm. 

Jacob Tarlton in a field with his helicopter.

Sep 15, 2016

AgPack Strong: Flying High with AGI Grad

Less than a year after graduating from the Agriculture Institute, Jacob Tarlton has turned his dreams into a growing farming and flying business. 

Robert Elliot working on a construction project with three others.

Jul 27, 2016

AGI Launches Initiative for Veterans

The Agricultural Institute is looking for military veterans to connect to a surplus of agricultural jobs that lack qualified applicants.