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CALS students attend 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Kentucky

N. C. State students Alexann Rahimi (left), Kim Schreiber, Cecilia Chapman and Anna Hayworth, with clinician Lynn Palm at the 2010 World Equestrian Games.

When the United States welcomed the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games to Kentucky, 45 students from N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were among spectators — thanks to Alltech.

YOU DECIDE: Will more money help the economy?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

What will the Federal Reserve do to stimulate the economy? And will it work? Mike Walden discusses the Fed’s likely course of action and the impact it is likely to have on the economy.

Howling Cow scores again

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New Chancellor’s Choice flavor Wolf Tracks is a hit! Watch video from the flavor unveiling.

Golden LEAF provides support for Christmas tree, hemlock research

A $65,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation will be used to find Fraser fir and eastern hemlock trees that are able to resist insects that can kill the trees.

First-of-its-kind book by Horticultural Science faculty members wins national award

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Dr. Helen Kraus and Anne Spafford have won the Gold Award for Best Technical Gardening Book, given by the Garden Writers Association for their book ‘Rain Gardening in the South.’

College advances poultry research through $100,000 equipment donation from BRI

BioResource International Inc. (BRI), a North Carolina agricultural biotechnology company, donated to North Carolina State University a new set of state-of-the art battery cages for poultry research. The cages, valued at nearly $100,000, will be used by Department of Poultry Science faculty, staff and students, as well as industry partners, for small-scale research trials on [...]

Landscape design students bring bamboo art – and a surfing chicken — to State Fair

"Chicken of the Sea"

The flower and gardens area of the N.C. State Fair is the go-to oasis for fairgoers seeking a break from the crowds, noise and food-based-on-a-dare. It is now also the site of the latest creation of students in Prof. Will Hooker’s small-scale landscape design studio.

YOU DECIDE: On pay and productivity?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Some argue that while labor productivity has risen in recent decades, worker pay hasn’t kept pace. But is that really the case. Mike Walden discusses the issue.

Vermicomposting is subject of CALS State Fair exhibit

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Visitors to the N.C. State Fair’s Green NC exhibit can learn how to start a home worm bin at a booth created by N.C. State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Agricultural Institute and Tobacco Trust Fund Commission welcome seven scholars to Agricultural Heritage Legacy Scholarship Program

The Agricultural Institute, the two-year associate’s-degree program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, introduced its first group of Agricultural Heritage Legacy Scholars at a reception October 6. There students met with representatives of the program’s benefactor, the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission.

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