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cows in a field

Nov 11, 2021

Park Scholars Student Profile: Reagan Bustabad

NC State Park Scholar Reagan Bustabad shares her livestock and forestry summer research experience with CALS. 

Vines at Shelton Vineyards.

Oct 14, 2021

Homegrown Vintage

The introduction of the NC State-licensed Brickyard red wine blend in partnership with Shelton Vineyards in Dobson, North Carolina, is a tribute to the state’s agricultural past and a significant driver for its future. 

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. 

Man leaning against pillar, with the NC State logo on a wall behind him

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. 

Drones and other devices have the capacity to collect immense amounts of data.

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. 

NC State’s Regulatory Science in Agriculture certificate program is the first in the nation developed to prepare students and professionals for the complex world of ag regulation.

May 5, 2021

Leading the Pack in Ag Regulatory Science Education

NC State’s Regulatory Science in Agriculture certificate program is the first in the nation developed to prepare students and professionals for the complex world of ag 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.