Learning About Creatures Great and Small Through 4-H
Kids can't wait to learn more about animals through 4-H. Here are some new ideas we've hatched during the pandemic.
GRIP4PSI Funding Backs Plant Sciences
Research on early disease detection in crops, big data on sweetpotatoes, fertilizer of the future and beneficial fungi is getting a boost at NC State. Here's why.
A Leading Advocate: Master’s Student Coleman Simpson
Master's student Coleman Simpson drew on his leadership skills and agricultural education to write a grant that provides counseling services for CALS students.
I AM CALS: Dalton Dockery Wins Public Service Award
Meet the winner of NC State's 2020 Award of Excellence in Public Service, who's served as Extension director for Columbus County through hurricanes and racial tension.
What’s the Big Deal About CRISPR?
If you’ve had a bite of cheese, yogurt or another commercially produced dairy product, you’ve eaten a CRISPR-enhanced food. From better dairy foods to more resilient crops to new treatments for genetic diseases, this Nobel-winning technology holds promise.
Master Gardener Volunteers Tend to the Community
Pandemic limitations were no match for the fertile imaginations of Master Gardener volunteers, who delivered fresh food to seniors, built a seed library and found new ways to help the hungry.
Growing a Future for Myanmar Refugees at the Karen Community Garden
A blossoming Wake County farm provides refugees with new income and new hopes.
Alumna Pam Marrone’s Career Produces Bio-Ag Breakthroughs
Pam Marrone, the architect of three bio-ag startups, now coaches other entrepreneurs in the growing industry. She says a Ph.D. in entomology from NC State laid the foundation for her success.
Regaining What’s Been Lost: Kamal Bell’s Work at Sankofa Farms
Visit Sankofa Farms, founded by doctoral student Kamal Bell. Amid the hum of bees and rhythm of farm work, he's building educational bridges for young African American men.
Archie Griffin Plans Farm of the Future
Archie Griffin's vision for the family farm includes precision technology and a focus on local foods.