Microbiomes Under the Microscope
CALS’ Stewards of the Future conference focuses on the potential for microbiomes to improve health and agriculture.
Hands on meets high tech at Small Farms Conference
When Louisburg sweet potato farmer Jason Brown was starting out in agriculture, he often turned to YouTube videos to learn the latest techniques. At Saturday's Successful Small Farms Opportunities Conference, organized by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service and the Franklin County Small Farm Association, Brown was able to connect with experts in person.
Of Waste and Want
Meeting the looming global food crisis is the issue at hand as CALS co-hosts the 2014 North Carolina Agriculture and Biotechnology Summit.
N.C. Local Food Council meets in Triad this week
The Local Food Council of North Carolina is bringing together more than 100 local food council delegates from across the state Dec. 4-5 at at BioTech Place, 575 N Patterson Ave. in Winston-Salem. The event, Connecting for the Future: A Gathering of NC Food Councils, will attract delegates from more than 36 local groups and approximately 24 state organizations and agencies.
CALS graduate student Amanda Draut and fellow Kannapolis Scholars host conference to improve communication about childhood obesity.
Coming in April: ‘Stewards of the Future’ research conference
Nobel Laureate Dr. Phillip A. Sharp and Juan Enriquez of Excel Venture Management will headline the conference “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability.”
Nobel Laureate, international entrepreneur headline research conference
Nobel Laureate and distinguished MIT professor Dr. Phillip A. Sharp and Juan Enriquez, best-selling author and leading authority on the global impact of life sciences, will headline the conference “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability” at North Carolina State University.