Agricultural Institute

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.

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.

Jul 27, 2016

AGI Launches Initiative for Veterans

The Agricultural Institute is looking for military veterans to connect to a surplus of agricultural jobs that lack qualified applicants.

Apr 9, 2016

Want an A? Help sell a cow.

Students from Professor Gary Gregory’s Livestock Merchandizing class ran an auction at the Beef Education Unit and sold about two dozen horses, cows, goats and sheep - for a final grade. Proceeds help cover operating expenses at the agriculture education units where the animals are raised.

Mar 30, 2015

Top-Notch: NC State hosts national “Olympics of landscaping”

The CALS Horticultural Science Department hosted this year’s renewal of the annual PLANET competitive training and career recruitment event that drew more than 850 college students from 65 of the nation’s top horticulture and landscape programs.

Apr 22, 2014

Second annual Wolfpack Roundup auction exceeds success of inaugural year

The livestock merchandising class gives students the opportunity to learn about and handle livestock and gain hands-on experience planning for, promoting and conducting a livestock auction.

Mar 22, 2013

New Agricultural Institute director named

Dr. Elizabeth Wilson, professor in the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education at N.C. State University, has been named director of the university's Agricultural Institute and assistant director of academic programs for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Apr 10, 2012

Save the date for CALS Tailgate 2012!

Get ready to kick off the season right on Sept. 15, 2012 in Dorton Arena, before the N.C. State versus South Alabama game!

Apr 4, 2012

Feeding future populations is the issue at 2012 Commissioner’s Series kick-off session

The event was the first of two sessions in this year’s Commissioner’s Speaker Series, hosted by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Agricultural Institute, Agri-Life Council, Alpha Zeta and the CALS Alumni and Friends Society. The next session is April 11.