Student Spotlight: Roman Lawrence Learns To Lead
Poultry Science major Roman Lawrence credits his experience in AGI with helping him overcome his former shyness.
Upper Piedmont Research Station Helps Breed Better Bovines, Cut Carbon Footprint
NC State University's Upper Piedmont Research Station has two main data quests: genetically identifying cows that eat less and gain more weight, and a new project seeking to identify cows impervious to a physiologically damaging Fescue endophyte.
FarmHer Episode Live For Extension’s Newest TV Star
April Shaeffer's North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program garnered national attention this year from FarmHer, an RFD TV program focusing on the contributions of women in agriculture. Clips from the show are now available online.
Student Spotlight: Estefania Castro-Vazquez Uses Science To Serve
Estefania Castro-Vazquez is still exploring possible career goals, but her motivation is already clear: putting science to work to improve lives.
AGI Veterans Initiative Seeks Support, Mentors
North Carolina State University’s Agricultural Institute has stepped up to meet some of the unique challenges veterans face when leaving military service – but some key needs must be met in order for the program to prosper.
Student Spotlight: Bone Scholar Laura Johnson Aims High
Agricultural Institute student Laura Johnson has always wanted to own her own farm. First step: education.
“It’s Not Where You Start – It’s Where You Finish”
Jeff Mullahey's first CALS application? Rejected. Today, two NC State diplomas hang above Mullahey’s desk as he leads the largest department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Extension Connections, Big Results
There’s a direct connection between Assistant Professor Benjamin Reading’s bass research and the tremendous early success of an Aurora fish hatchery – thanks to Aquaculture Extension Agent Mike Frinsko.
TV Star: FarmHer Features April Shaeffer’s Cattle Workshops For Women
April Shaeffer wasn't looking for a national television debut – but her lauded North Carolina Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women Producers program has found an audience anyway.
Student Spotlight: Tyler Englebright Gears Up For The Family Farm
Agricultural Institute student Tyler Englebright is gaining the knowledge and experience he needs to take over his family's Oxford, N.C., farm.