Student Spotlight: An Artist with a ‘Passion for Plants’
Meet Amy Arnold, the student behind the prize-winning illustration on this year's special-edition CALS Alumni and Friends t-shirt.
Faculty Focus: Tom Ranney
Over the years, Tom Ranney and his team have introduced nearly 30 new nursery, landscape and bioenergy crops. Among them: large, bold ornamental grasses that won’t spread where they aren’t wanted, hydrangeas with flowers in bright shades of pink, and compact, evergreen dogwoods.
Scientists Breed Better Fresh Market Tomatoes
NC State's tomato breeding program delivers more flavorful and disease-resistant tomatoes for farmers and home gardeners alike.
Grow Academy: A Camp for Science and Math Teachers
North Carolina high school teachers have a unique new opportunity to gain hands-on experience in agriculture and life sciences education, thanks to NC State’s new Grow Academy.
Grad Student Spotlight: Pragya Adhikari
CALS doctoral student Pragya Adhikari -- who conducts research at the intersection of plant pathology and breeding -- is trying to breed a tomato that is tastier and more resistant to disease.
Breeding Better Blueberries
Scientist Hamid Ashrafi builds on a strong NC State tradition in developing berries benefiting consumers and farmers alike.
NC State Holds First N.C. Extension Master Gardener College
More than 100 Extension volunteers from across the state worked to improve their gardening GPA – “Good Planting Advice” – when they gathered at NC State University last week for the first-ever North Carolina Extension Master Gardener College.
AgPack Strong: A World of Possibilities
Kim Shearer is the tree and shrub breeder at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill. Find out how she landed her dream job -- and why plants make her happy.
AgPack Strong: ‘If I Can Do It, Y’all Can, Too.’
A brain aneurysm in his first year at NC State may have slowed Ricardo Aldape down, but it didn't keep him from achieving his dream: graduating and continuing a career in agriculture.
Lee Ivy Wins 2017 Gertrude Cox Award
Lee Ivy of the CALS Department of Horticultural Science won the 2017 Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology. He partnered with DELTA on his award-winning Home Horticulture course.