CALS’ Newest Major: Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
The start of a new academic year brings a new multidisciplinary major, the bachelor of science in agroecology and sustainable food systems, to CALS.
For industrial engineering graduate student Jazmine Davis, interdisciplinary work in agriculture has been life-changing.
CEFS receives $2.5 million in new grants
Researchers at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems have received three grants totaling more than $2.5 million since July to support research and education at the center's 2,000-acre research farm in Goldsboro and on farms across the state.
CEFS celebrates two decades of transforming North Carolina’s food system
In April, CEFS kicked off its 20th anniversary celebration, which continues this fall with a SOILbration and reunion for past faculty, interns and apprentices.
Nurturing a new venture: CALS animal scientist assists in sustainable swine operation start-up
The College's Silvana Pietrosemoli works with Alleghany County farmers to set up a pastured pork operation.
Workshop for women focuses on handling cattle
North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides workshops for women on low-stress cattle handling techniques and other topics related to beef cattle.