Yoder on State Food Supply Chain Group
Mike Yoder of NC State Extension and Allen Boyette of NC State Facilities have joined North Carolina’s frontline effort to address food production and distribution issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘Uncharted Waters’: Farms, Food and COVID-19
In a new NC State Extension report, economist Nick Piggott says COVID-19’s impact on agriculture and food systems in North Carolina and the United States could be staggering.
Student Spotlight: Juan Ascencio Makes His Mark In Meat Contest
Juan Ascencio heads to Germany in May after winning seven medals in an international charcuterie contest.
Food Safety – In Virtual Reality
NC State University food scientists harness the power of virtual reality to keep contaminants off your dinner plate – and to give our students the same training as the experts.
New Howling Cow flavor debuts alongside food concoctions at 2015 N.C. State Fair
The theme of the 2015 North Carolina State Fair is “Nothing Could Be Finer” – and that goes for the fair week roll out of a new flavor of NC State’s Howling Cow ice cream.
Seeding North Carolina’s future
CALS and its partners strive to make North Carolina the world’s leader in plant sciences innovation.
Edible flowers: New guide for choosing and using flowers in food
Today there is a renewed interest in edible flowers for their taste, color and fragrance. But not all flowers are edible. For guidance on how to select, grow, harvest and preserve flowers for food use, check out this new North Carolina Cooperative Extension online publication, Choosing and Using Edible Flowers (PDF).
CALS graduate students earn top honors at national scientific meeting
The students were among winners at the 2014 Experimental Biology meetings, in conjunction with the American Society for Nutrition’s 78th Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting.
Swartzel retirement, FSLI anniversary, APLU endowment are celebrated
The APLU FSLI Endowment will support the APLU Food Systems Leadership Award and future enhancements. Swartzel directed the FSLI from its founding until his recent retirement.
Research Campus launches effort to engage students in science
An unprecedented partnership of academic and industry organizations at the North Carolina Research Campus has launched a groundbreaking $1.5 million program to engage college students from across the state in a first-of-its-kind education and research endeavor. Called the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP), the program teams up university scientists, industry leaders and college students to explore how fruits and vegetables benefit human health.