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Jan 10, 2017

Student Spotlight: Roman Lawrence Learns To Lead

Poultry Science major Roman Lawrence credits his experience in AGI with helping him overcome his former shyness.

Jan 6, 2017

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.

Dec 14, 2016

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.

Dec 11, 2016

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.

Dec 6, 2016

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.

Nov 28, 2016

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.

Nov 21, 2016

‘Many Faces of Islam’ is Topic for Upcoming Diversity Affairs Event

As part of an identity dialogue series of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Dr. Omar Ali will be deliver the presentation “The Many Faces of Islam: Beyond the Headlines” Dec. 8 in the Talley Student Union.

Nov 16, 2016

Study: Poverty and Location Impact Childhood Obesity in NC

According to data from 38 counties, NC children living in rural counties or attending high-poverty schools are more likely to be obese, says a new study co-authored by CALS researcher Michael Schulman.

Nov 16, 2016

Genetic Puzzle-Solver Wins Early Career Honor

A new research award aids Benjamin Reading in his pursuit of solutions to a problem that has puzzled scientists for generations.

Nov 16, 2016

Beghin Named ARE Head

A former professor with NC State University has been appointed head of Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics effective Jan. 1. Dr. John C. Beghin, an economics professor at Iowa State University, will succeed Dr. Charles D. Safley.