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NCSU entomologist receives regional IPM award

Hannah Burrack

Dr. Hannah Burrack is honored with the Southern Region IPM Center’s Friends of IPM Future Leader Award.

N.C. 4-H to honor Dr. Jim Clark, Dr. Dalton Proctor at Lifetime Achievement Event

The annual 4-H Lifetime Achievement Awards Celebration in Concord, N.C. will honor the achievements of former 4-H members, families and supporters.

CALS Poultry Science, Richmond Community College partner in 2+2 program

From left are Dr. Scott Ralls, N.C .Community College system president; Dr. Dale McInnis, RCC president; Dr. Ken Esbenshade, CALS Academic Programs director; Dr. Johnny Wynne, CALS dean; and Dr. Samuel Pardue, CALS Poultry Science Department head.

The Department of Poultry Science and Richmond Community College have signed an agreement that allows specific RCC associate in science degree graduates admission as juniors into the NCSU poultry science program.

CALS PreVet students bring good news from annual symposia

PreVet students from N.C. State gather with their adviser Dr. Shweta Trivedi (standing, in pink shirt) at the 2011 APVMA Annual Symposia's awards banquet.

Not only were CALS students among the outstanding participants at the American PreVet Medical Association Annual Symposia, but N.C. State University was selected to host the event next year.

CALS animal science grad students shine at Midwestern competition

Yan Zhao, Alexandra Chaytor and Jocelyn Bishop were winners in the graduate competition at the Midwestern meeting of the American Society of Animal Science.

Jaykus participates in U.S. food safety programs study

Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus

Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences professor Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus was a member of a committee reviewing the Food and Drug Administration’s role in ensuring safe food.

Panelists talk sustainable agriculture at Ag Awareness Week Forum

CALS student members of Alpha Zeta gather behind panelists (from left) Jason Smith, George Teague, Sarah Smith, Myron Smith, Allison Nichols, Bob Nutter and Steve Troxler.

The second season of the Commissioner’s Speaker Series began March 23, as a panel of agribusiness leaders joined Steve Troxler, state agriculture commissioner, at N.C. State University to talk about local and sustainable agriculture.

Mobile agriculture classroom visits North Carolina schools

Johnston County fifth-graders head into the Seed Survivor Mobile, where interactive exhibits teach lessons about plants.

The North Carolina FFA Foundation joins partners to bring a classroom-on-wheels program called Seed Survivor that teaches children the mechanics and the value of growing plants.

YOU DECIDE: Is there a new reality for property values?

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

The post-recession decline in residential property values throughout North Carolina has implications for homeowners and county governments. Mike Walden discusses.

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