Academics

Dec 19, 2016

New Class Covers Regulatory Affairs for Biotech, Crop Protection

To introduce students to the complex world of state, national and international regulations governing agricultural biotechnology, pesticides and biological products, NC State offered a one-of-a-kind course this fall.

Dec 5, 2016

Students in Large-Scale Organic Agriculture to Benefit from Gift

A new endowment, funded by Frank and Judi Grainger, will support undergraduate students pursuing hands-on research and travel experiences related to organic crop production.

Nov 29, 2016

Opportunities to Grow

The Agricultural Institute is helping military veterans to reinforce North Carolina's leading industry, agriculture and agribusiness.

Nov 3, 2016

Student Creates Campus Pollinator Garden

Thanks to a partnership between a CALS graduate student and NC State University’s Grounds Management department, a large pollinator-friendly garden is both managing stormwater and providing habitat on Centennial Campus.

Oct 31, 2016

New Scholarship Endowment Supports Rural Students

Students from Yadkin and nearby counties have a special opportunity to attend CALS, thanks to a new scholarship.

Sep 15, 2016

AgPack Strong: Flying High with AGI Grad

Less than a year after graduating from the Agriculture Institute, Jacob Tarlton has turned his dreams into a growing farming and flying business.

Sep 13, 2016

NC State Graduate Cultivates Ag Education in Ghana

Emma Cannon is putting her NC State University degree in agricultural science to work to promote food security and agricultural education in Ghana.

Aug 26, 2016

Students Get Close-Up Look at Carolina Soils and Landscapes

From the shifting sands of the Outer Banks in the east to the high mountain soils of the west, undergraduates from across the United States got an up-close look this summer at North Carolina’s variety of soils and landscapes.

Aug 15, 2016

Engineering a New Mosquito

The field of genetic engineering offers an array of approaches to eliminating human diseases spread by mosquitoes. NC State Univeristy Ph.D. student Sophia Webster is conducting research on one viable solution to the problem.

Aug 11, 2016

Our Shining Future

A new $45 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation makes the Plant Sciences Initiative at NC State a reality — and positions North Carolina as a global leader for education, research and innovation in the plant sciences.