Freshman biological sciences major Guadalupe Arce-Jiminez, originally from Mexico, is among CALS’ first class of Dale and Genia Bone Scholars. The scholarship goes to selected farmworkers or their dependents.
Bryce Lane, undergraduate coordinator in the Horticultural Science Department and host of the Emmy Award-winning show In the Garden on WUNC-TV, will lead participants on a tour describing the plants and trees on N.C. State University’s North Campus at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16.
Focusing on the science behind sustainable agricultural systems, the 2011 Nusbaum Conference at N.C. State University features leaders in a broad area of agriculture and related subjects. Michael Specter, award-winning writer for the New Yorker, is the keynote speaker.
Geoff Graham, senior director of North America Maize Product Development for Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc., will deliver the 11th annual Earl A. Wernsman Seminar on April 8, 2 p.m., in 216 Mann Hall, N.C. State University. The student-arranged lecture is sponsored by the Crop Science Graduate Student Association.
The economic recession of 2007-09 was unusually harsh; it’s been called The Great Recession. So what’s the recovery like? Mike Walden discusses.
On Saturday, March 19, 4-H Camp Millstone will host a tree planting and dedicate a meditation garden in memory of Matthew Silliman, who was a 4-H’er and counselor at the camp. Silliman’s life was taken by youth violence in November 2008.
Dr. Frank Louws has been named director of N.C. State University’s Center for Integrated Pest Management. Louws is a professor of plant pathology and has been a faculty member at N.C. State since 1996. He earned a doctorate from Michigan State University, as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Guelph in Canada.
Dr. Fred Yelverton, professor of crop science and North Carolina Cooperative Extension specialist, has been named one of the 20 Most Influential People in the Green Industry for 2010.
Media contact: Anne Porter, director of development for the JC Raulston Arboretum, 919-513-3826 WHAT: The first-ever “Wake Up! It’s Spring!” program at the JC Raulston Arboretum will introduce children to the natural world and encourage exploration of plants, insects and soil. The family program is best for children ages 5 to 9, and parents/caregivers must [...]
The College’s annual “throw open the barn doors” event, Farm Animal Days, takes place March 16-18 at the Beef Education Unit off Lake Wheeler Road. A wonderful event for children, activities include demonstrations of shorn sheep, touch the animals (including sheep, goats, rabbits, pigs and the famous chick pen), a chance to practice roping, tractors [...]