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Frank and Judi Grainger sign endowment

Dec 5, 2016

Students in Large-Scale Organic Agriculture to Benefit from Gift

A new endowment, funded by Frank and Judi Grainger, will support undergraduate students pursuing hands-on research and travel experiences related to organic crop production. 

two men looking over research crops planted in a Kinston field.

Nov 11, 2016

Voters Continue Nickels for Know-How Support

In a recent statewide referendum, users of fertilizer and feed voted overwhelmingly to continue a self-assessment supporting agricultural research, extension, and teaching programs in NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

two men looking over research crops planted in a Kinston field.

Oct 25, 2016

Nickels for Know-How Check-off Vote Set for Nov. 1

North Carolina users of fertilizer and feed can vote Nov. 1 in Nickels for Know-How, a self-assessed check-off that supports CALS' agricultural research, teaching and extension programs. 

Field of sweet potato plants

Sep 1, 2016

Mr. Sweet Potato’s Legacy

North Carolina’s sweet potato growers are building an endowment at NC State to ensure that a most successful university-industry partnership endures. It honors Henry M. Covington, a longtime extension specialist whose research and partnerships spurred the industry's growth. 

Mar 24, 2016

Recognizing CALS philanthropists and recipients

Student scholars get to know donors and agricultural leaders during an annual thank-you event, and Windell and Judy Talley are recognized for their $1 million commitment. 

Mar 22, 2016

Farm Bureau gift to enhance plant sciences

With strong grassroots support, an initiative aimed at making North Carolina the global hub for plant sciences innovation got a big boost when the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation pledged $500,000 to start the Seeds of Success Fund. 

Feb 8, 2016

New day in North Carolina agriculture heralded at joint foundations meeting

The fall joint meeting luncheon of the N.C. Agricultural, Dairy and Tobacco foundations on Nov. 10 was charged with excitement over news of a potentially impactful future for NC State University, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the state. 

Feb 8, 2016

Traditional tailgate activities enhance scholarship support

Neither high winds nor pouring rain could dampen spirits at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ 24th annual Tailgate, which took place Oct. 3 before kickoff of the NC State-Louisville… 

Nov 25, 2015

Tobacco referendum passes by wide margin

North Carolina tobacco growers voted overwhelmingly Nov. 19 to continue a self-assessment that raises funds to support tobacco-related research and extension efforts of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Oct 13, 2015

Dunn family’s gift inspires leadership

NC State University senior Becky Zhong, a plant and soil sciences major, always had an interest in public policy. It’s what led her to apply for a 2015 fellowship in the university’s newly established Adolph Warren Family Leadership Program. Read more about this new innovative College of Agriculture and Life Sciences program on NC State University's Giving website.