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Sep 10, 2021

NC State – USDA Hackathon

Join NCSU and USDA ARS Ag tech student Hackathon October 9-10, 2021 to accelerate agricultural sustainability using computer vision, machine learning and robotics. 

Sep 10, 2021

NC State – USDA Hackathon

Join NCSU and USDA ARS Ag tech student Hackathon October 9-10, 2021 to accelerate agricultural sustainability using computer vision, machine learning and robotics. 

an aerial shot of a tractor in a large field

Oct 1, 2021

Balancing Bioenergy Goals

Researchers at NC State are evaluating biomass crops and land-use strategies to help North Carolina growers assess and capitalize on bioenergy trends in an environmentally responsible way. 

The inside of an NC State greenhouse

Aug 30, 2021

Greenhouse Effect: A More Sustainable Campus

Grounds Services is saving money and boosting sustainability by growing flowers and plants in its own greenhouse on the west side of campus. A $7,100 grant from the Sustainability Fund is making it possible. 

Apr 6, 2020

Shroeder-Moreno Wins Faculty Sustainability Award

Agroecology professor Michelle Shroeder-Moreno was named one of the 2020 NC State Sustainability Award winners. 

Young woman next to a small tent collecting data for research

Feb 21, 2020

Tiny Tents on Campus are Bee Research at Work

College of Natural Resources student Kirsten Keleher collects insect data for a research project about ground-nesting insects and bees. She's working with Applied Ecology assistant professor Elsa Youngsteadt on the project. 

Chris Reberg-Horton and Steven Mirsky, co-leaders of a $10M sustainability grant examine an autonomous ag data collection robot.

Nov 12, 2019

$10M Grant to NC State, USDA-ARS to Advance Cover Crops, Transform Agriculture

Chris Reberg-Horton, a professor in Crop and Soil Science, will co-lead a five-year, $10 million grant to improve the sustainability and profitability of agriculture by advancing the study and use of cover crops such as rye, clover and radishes. 

Phytotron director Dr. Carole Saravitz inside and outside of the chambers.

Jan 14, 2019

Window Film Reduces Energy Use In Phytotron

Every square foot matters for energy savings – particularly in one of NC State’s most energy intensive research buildings. 

Bob Patterson teaches at a field laboratory.

Apr 15, 2016

Legendary professor and student farm win sustainability honors

Two of 2016's Green Brick Award winners for sustainability are from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Alumni Distinguished Professor of Crop Science Bob Patterson and the Agroecology Education Farm. 

Jun 18, 2013

Lonnie Poole Golf Course receives Audubon International certification

North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course has passed strict sustainability standards and become a certified Audubon International Signature Golf Sanctuary and member of the organization’s Signature Program.