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Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences

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Jan 6, 2023

Rhonda Sutton Named Assistant Dean for Professional Development at Graduate School

Rhonda Sutton has been named assistant dean for professional development in NC State's Graduate School starting Feb. 1, 2023. 

Jonathan Moore taking a selfie with a tractor

Dec 13, 2022

A Nontraditional Path to Academic Success

Crop and Soil Sciences’ Jonathan Moore completes his bachelor’s degree in extension education and sets his sights on a master’s. 

Chelsi Oxendine throwing up NC State wolf ears

Nov 21, 2022

Chelsi Oxendine: Native American Graduate Student Improving Her Community

Graduate student Chelsi Oxendine is passionate about being involved in her community, and it’s played a significant role in deciding which path to take for her career. 

a field with a sign saying FFA Farm

Oct 17, 2022

Travis Park Named Director of Ag Education, FFA Board Chair and National FFA Advisor

Park will serve as chairperson of the National FFA Board of Directors, where he will provide oversight for many National FFA programs. 

two students taking a selfie in Washington D.C.

Oct 10, 2022

Internship to Friendship: CALS Students Bond Over Agricultural Policy

Katie Forrest and MacKenna Clifton spent the summer in Washington, D.C., learning about agricultural policy through the Senator Jesse Helms Agricultural Legislative Summer Internship Program, while also creating a new friendship. 

a slice of pumpkin pie sits on a white plate on a wooden table

Oct 6, 2022

Do I Need to Refrigerate Pumpkin Pie? Food Safety Info for Pumpkin Season

October is pumpkin season, which raises questions about food safety for everything from pumpkin pie to pumpkin seeds. 

The 2021 NC FFA state officers smiling and wearing blue corduroy jackets.

Jun 21, 2022

How FFA Prepares Students to Be Ag Leaders

Whether it’s competing in competitions or engaging with top agriculture businesses, students in FFA are set up for success in the agricultural industry. 

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Jun 3, 2022

4-H Camps Give Youth Meaningful Experiences

David J. Herpy, a North Carolina 4-H camping specialist, discusses the positive impact 4-H camps can have on youth. 

Selma Jana Hunter wearing her NC State graduation regalia

May 11, 2022

Jana Hunter: Meet One of Raleigh’s Rising Middle School Agriculture Teachers

Starting in July, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Jana Hunter will teach two agriculture courses and start the FFA program at the school. 

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Apr 20, 2022

Four Helpful Tips to Reduce Food Waste

Up to 40% of the food grown, prepared or sold in the United States is wasted.