Category: Fall 2020

Oct 13, 2020

Meeting the Challenges of 2020

Richard Linton, dean of NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, thanks faculty, staff, students and agricultural innovators who are persevering and making progress.

Oct 12, 2020

How Much Do You Know About Agriculture in North Carolina?

Take our quiz and your agricultural IQ will grow.

Jason Davis on his farm

Oct 12, 2020

Jason Davis Pursues Passion for Farming

Jason Davis didn't come from an agricultural family; he chose it. He's diversifying to stay in farming.

The Kidds on their farm

Oct 12, 2020

Doris and Donald Kidd Develop Niche Markets

Turning to farming in retirement, Doris and Donald Kidd decided to grow elephant garlic, a specialty crop buyers are willing to pay more for.

Oct 12, 2020

From Sunrise to Startups, Grad Students Plan Futures

Whether it’s organic peanut production, better options for soybean crop rotation or finding new ways to help crops thrive, CALS graduate students are poised to make a difference.

Jose Calderon on his farm

Oct 12, 2020

Jose “Pepe” Calderon Markets Sweet Potatoes Internationally

As an exporter with Barnes Farming, Jose "Pepe" Calderon created an international craving for sweet potatoes.

James Lamb on his farm

Oct 12, 2020

Farmer of the Year James Lamb Innovates in Two Roles

James Lamb excels as both a contract piglet producer and as an environmental specialist for Prestage Farms.

Oct 12, 2020

Aquaculture Inspires a Fresh Approach for Produce Farm

Lettuce tell you how two graduate students who met in NC State’s Fish Barn decided to grow hydroponic greens for the Triangle.

Oct 12, 2020

Biochemistry Master’s Students Ahead of the Curve

Mentors, financial support, research experience and jobs are the benefits graduate students find through NC State's Interdisciplinary Biochemistry Master’s Program.

Picture of Jennifer

Oct 12, 2020

I AM CALS: Alumna Feeds the Demand for Local Foods

As consumers search for more local products in their stores, it’s up to 2016 CALS graduate Jennifer Badger to meet the demand at East Coast locations of The Fresh Market.