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Mozambique professor studying at NC State works with plants in a greenhouse while wearing a hat.

Jul 17, 2019

From Mozambique to Williams Hall: An A-maizing Partnership

Program connects NC State agricultural science mentors to emerging scholars, such as Hamilton Chiango, in developing and middle-income countries throughout the world. 

Man in lab coat cutting meat

Apr 18, 2019

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. 

Woman in protective gear and holding a shovel looks at fire and smoke from a controlled burn.

Feb 18, 2019

Burning Desire: Rejuvenating A Rare Longleaf Pine Ecosystem

NC State scientists work to restore a rare longleaf pine stand for research, education and outreach. Among their first steps: setting fire to the site. 

Small combine harvesting corn

Oct 10, 2018

Technology Helps Transform NC State Agricultural Tests

NC State is making fast technological strides when it comes to gathering and reporting data from North Carolina’s Official Variety Program.  

Scientist surrounded by plants in a greenhouse

Sep 25, 2018

Faculty Focus: The Peanut Scientist

Award-winning CALS plant scientist Tom Stalker is known as one of the world's leading peanut scientists. The breeding lines he's developed are used around the world and right here in North Carolina. 

Image of person in the Phytotron, a controlled environment facility

Sep 21, 2018

Bob Franks Appointed Head of Plant and Microbial Biology

Dean Richard Linton has announced a new department head for Plant and Microbial Biology: Robert Franks. 

group of people enjoying a party in a barn with lights.

Aug 28, 2018

Celebrating Local Food, Local Farms

North Carolina has a year-round growing season for agriculture, and the Center for Environmental Farming System's Farm to Fork initiative is celebrating that fact by spreading out its 2018 activities over several seasons. 

Pink blossom

Apr 24, 2018

Five Fun Facts: NC State’s JC Raulston Arboretum

Dubbed Raleigh’s “hidden gem,” NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum is a peaceful place to enjoy thousands of plants from all around the world. Arboretum Director Mark Weathington outlines five reasons to check it out. 

Woman standing in front of the door to her farm store.

Jan 16, 2018

Looking Ahead to Farm School

Designed for aspiring farmers, the North Carolina Farm School attracts people from all walks of life, including experienced farmers like Miriam Lewis who want to learn about the business side of agriculture.