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Chat with Plenty (Vertical Farming Company)

Plant Sciences Building 840 Oval Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina

Mike Schwieterman, Senior Director of Plant Science at Plenty heads fields including metabolomics, sensory and molecular approaches for vertical farming in a variety of crops (including strawberry). Plenty shares insights into it's philosophy, structure and collaborative vision. Come and join us for a 30 min presentation + Q+A.

AI Faculty Cluster Interview Seminar: Zhou Zhang

Plant Sciences Building 840 Oval Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina

Please attend this interview seminar for the AI Cluster faculty candidates to provide feedback and participate in the hiring process.

N.C. PSI Makerspace Open House

Plant Sciences Building 840 Oval Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina

Our open house will showcase demonstrations of the tools available to makers. Tour our space, enjoy light refreshments and start planning your next project. The Makerspace gives students, faculty, and staff hands-on access to emerging digital fabrication technologies, including 3D printers, 3D scanners, desktop CNC mill, circuit board printer, a laser cutter, and many other Maker tools.

Networking with CEFS

Plant Sciences Building 840 Oval Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina

Are you a faculty member, post-doc, or graduate student interested in expanding your experience and collaborations in sustainable food and farming? The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), a partnership of North Carolina State University, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, invites you for “Networking with CEFS” on April 20, 2023 from 4 to 6pm in the N.C. Plant Sciences Building.

PBS North Carolina: Live Broadcast Event

State of Change: Natural Solutions - Screening and Panel Discussion
Please join us in person (or virtually) on Thursday, April 20, at 7 PM, for a special screening of State of Change: Natural Solutions, followed by a panel discussion with scientists and journalists from around the state who will provide an up-close look at climate change issues and answer your questions in-person and via the virtual chat. Two NC State faculty members from CALS are featured in the segment: Matt Ricker and Alex Woodley. 

Medical Ethnobotanist Seminar: Cassandra Quave

Plant Sciences Building 840 Oval Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina

The Integrative Science Initiative and the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative are excited to announce that medical ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave will presenting a seminar at NC State. As a medical ethnobotanist, Dr. Quave’s work focuses on the documentation and pharmacological evaluation of plants used in traditional medicine. Her science memoir, The Plant Hunter: A Scientist’s Quest for Nature’s Next Medicines, was published in 2021.

Emerging Research Showcase: Talent & Workforce Development

NC State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences invites you to attend the next fully in-person Emerging Research Showcase: Talent and Workforce Development. Join us on Thursday, May 4, 2023 starting at 3:00pm EST as we turn the focus on the university’s role in talent and workforce development and academic research into workforce and leadership for a new generation. In a departure from our usual Emerging Research Showcase series, we’ll meet some of the faculty who focus on developing agricultural, food system, and life sciences leaders, transformational leadership, pedagogy, and “showcase” professional development, certificate, and professional science masters programs.

Open Seminar with Bayer

Plant Sciences Building 840 Oval Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina

Phil Taylor, Director of Open Innovation and Outreach at Bayer, will give an open seminar on May 11 at 10:30am in Seminar Room 1322 B&C at the Plant Sciences Building. He will be speaking about Bayer, the needs and opportunities for innovation in agriculture, Bayer’s approach to R&D and partnering, working in industry and more specifically, working at Bayer.

CEFS Small Farm Unit Field Day

Center for Environmental Farming Systems Small Farm Unit 400 Old Smithfield Rd, Goldsboro, NC, United States

The Small Farm Unit covers approximately 30 acres with a wide range of soil types, equipment, buildings, and educational focal points. The function of the unit is to model a…