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CEFS: Level 1 Introductory Racial Equity Training (Virtual)


This workshop offers a shared language, framework, and history for understanding how barriers inhibit equity in the food system. This training will help set meaningful goals and strategies to ensure racial equity in farm & food programs and policy. Sept. 12th and 13th from 9:15/9:30am-3:30pm each day.

NC PSI Entrepreneurship 101 Lunch and Learn

Plant Sciences Building 840 Oval Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina

Lunch and learn presentation in partnership with ORC to educate faculty and graduate students on the path to entrepreneurship at NC State. Seminar ABC


North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones St, Raleigh, NC, United States

The largest bug-centered event of its kind in the entire country, BugFest educates and engages the public in science and the natural world. Museum guests participate in more than 100 exhibits, crafts, games and activities as you interact with entomologists and other scientists while learning about the fascinating world of arthropods. This year, BugFest spotlights…

CEFS Lunch & Learn: Small-Scale Fruit Production (Virtual)


Join Melissa Bell, Center for Environmental Farming Systems Research Liaison and John Lyttle, NC Extension Agent, Durham County – Agriculture Agent (Small Farms & Local Foods) for the next installment of their Lunch and Learn Webinar series. They will discuss the propagation, cultivation, and maintenance techniques unique to fruit trees and berries.

BASF Two Minute Pitch Research Competition and Innovation Day

BASF RTP 26 Davis Drive Research Triangle Park

CALS and PSI graduate students and postdocs are invited to apply for an attendee and presentation slot at the BASF Two Minute Pitch Research Competition and Innovation Day. The invitation only event will be held from 11 am - 2 pm on September 27, 2023 at BASF's RTP location at 26 Davis Drive. This is a rare…

CEFS: Level 2 Building Community of Practice (Virtual)


This Level II training is hosted by CEFS CORE and led by and based on the Level II Application Training with our partners at DR Works. Completion of a level one style introductory and analysis training on racism is required to attend this Level II Training. Oct. 3rd and 4th from 9:30am -2:00pm each day.

NC PSI Hackathon

Plant Sciences Building 840 Oval Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina

This year, the PSI Hackathon is centered around Ag-tech innovation in the areas of bioinformatics, data science and hardware fabrication. Each one of these “tracks” will have one or more challenges, and will be inclusive to participants with various levels of experience. The data science and bioinformatic tracks will have a hybrid participation option, and…

CEFS: 2023 NC Farm to Early Care & Education Institute

Rocky Mount Event Center

Network with Farm to ECE leaders and continue growing our movement in NC! Better understand the importance of community outreach, collaboration, and mentoring relationships in Farm to ECE programming. Participate in dynamic learning opportunities, including keynote speakers and hands-on learning experiences Who’s invited? ECE administrators and teachers, technical assistance providers, NC Cooperative Extension Agents, and…

BRIDGE Symposium

The N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative presents the Bridging Research Ideas for Greater Extension — or BRIDGE — Symposium. Interdisciplinary teams of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from across NC State University's campus will present their ideas for research that would meet the needs of growers and those who work in Extension.