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Seedlings in trays, viewed from above

Aug 28, 2021

Partnerships Power Problem-Solving Research

Research partnerships involving the college and the private sector benefit not just agricultural and life sciences companies, but also NC State and the economy. 

farmer in sorghum field

Jul 22, 2021

Income from NC Food, Fiber and Forestry Industries Grows

The latest figures from NC State University Professor Emeritus Mike Walden show that agriculture and agribusiness generate one-sixth of the state’s income and jobs. 

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Jul 21, 2021

Peter Daniel: An Advocate for Agriculture and Public Service

A longtime supporter of N.C. agriculture and NC State has moved to the N.C. Association of Health Plans, but that doesn’t mean he’s stepped away from the industry he served for four decades. 

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Jul 20, 2021

One-on-One With Farm Bureau President Shawn Harding

N.C. Farm Bureau President Shawn Harding discusses his farming experience, the Farm Bureau’s priorities and today’s agricultural challenges. 

Blueberries on a branch

Jun 7, 2021

The Beloved Blueberry: Five Facts

N.C. blueberries are a summertime treat, and NC State scientists work to make them better for farmers and consumers. 

Jun 4, 2021

Bridging the Big Data Divide

The new and innovative Ag Data Science Certificate course is training students to meet the high demand for data science expertise in agriculture. 

a young woman in a lab looking at seedlings

May 5, 2021

Leading the Pack in Ag Regulatory Science Education

NC State’s Regulatory Science in Agriculture certificate programs for undergraduate and graduate students are the first two in the nation developed specifically to prepare students and industry professionals for the complex world of agricultural regulation. 

Man with mask talks to student outdoors

Apr 27, 2021

John Dole: Filling a Growing Need for Agriculture Graduates

In this episode of Farms, Food and You, Associate Dean John Dole explains what CALS is doing to meet that rising need for college graduates in agriculture. 

NC State's Alpha Zeta honors fraternity

Apr 13, 2021

Raising Awareness About NC Agriculture

Alpha Zeta, NC State’s agricultural honors fraternity, was back on the Brickyard for a week-long celebration of North Carolina's agricultural industry. 

Cattle on a pasture with mountains and trees in the background

Mar 16, 2021

Farmland Challenges in a Fast-Growing State

North Carolina is losing agricultural lands to development at a fast pace. What does this mean for our state? And what's being done about it?