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Feb 8, 2011

2010 CALS Donor Recognition is a special celebration

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual donor recognition event at McKimmon Center was especially festive this year. 

Feb 4, 2011

'In the Garden' wins regional EMMY®

The N.C. State University-produced show In the Garden with Bryce Lane has won a regional EMMY® Award. The production team received the award in Nashville, Tenn., at the 25th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy® Awards. 

Jan 4, 2011

Obituary: Ken Fager, CEFS research specialist

Ken L. Fager, 48, passed away Dec. 31. He was a researcher and educator at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems at N.C. State University. A native of Pennsylvania, Fager earned his bachelor’s degree in horticulture from Penn State University in 1984. 

Dec 15, 2010

ESP recognizes Cooperative Extension employees

N.C. Cooperative Extension employees were recognized during the annual meeting of Epsilon Sigma Phi’s Xi Chapter held in December. ESP is a professional development society for Cooperative Extension employees. 

Dec 14, 2010

Sherman releases vermiculture book

Rhonda Sherman, solid waste Cooperative Extension specialist in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, is co-editor of the first scientific book on vermicomposting. Vermiculture Technology: Earthworms, Organic Wastes, and Environmental Management was released this week by CRC Press. 

Nov 30, 2010

Wilson wins teaching award

Dr. Elizabeth B. Wilson, associate professor of agricultural and extension education in N.C. State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, received a 2010 Regional Teaching Award at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities 123rd Annual Meeting in Dallas. 

Nov 19, 2010

Sustainable development professorship fully endowed by Bayer CropScience

The endowment is used to support activities of a full professor working in turfgrass management or other areas of innovation in sustainable development in the College. 

Nov 3, 2010

Hightowers endow awards for graduate students in fisheries and wildlife

The new endowment will support financial awards and educational opportunities for graduate students enrolled in programs jointly administered by CALS, the College of Natural Resources and the College of Veterinary Medicine at N.C. State. 

Oct 20, 2010

First-of-its-kind book by Horticultural Science faculty members wins national award

Dr. Helen Kraus and Anne Spafford have won the Gold Award for Best Technical Gardening Book, given by the Garden Writers Association for their book 'Rain Gardening in the South.' 

Oct 5, 2010

Lowe named Currituck County Extension director

Cameron S. Lowe, a former biotechnology teacher and 4-H agent, became the director of the N.C. Cooperative Extension center in Currituck County on Sept. 17. She succeeds Rodney Sawyer, who retired as Currituck County Extension director in 2009 after 31 years of service.