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The 10% Campaign receives $5,000 gift from Carolina Farm Credit

Carolina Farm Credit, based in Statesville, has given $5,000 to support the 10% Campaign, a North Carolina initiative designed to encourage consumers to spend 10 percent of their food budget on locally produced foods.

CALS entomologist John Meyer honored as top Envirothon mentor

Dr. John Meyer (right) is congratulated by Robin Hammond, Friends of Wake district president, for his mentoring efforts.

Meyer has been named the 2011 Envirothon Mentor of the Year by the Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District.

YOU DECIDE: How can we solve the essential economic problem?

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

How do we use our limited resources to satisfy our unlimited wants and needs? That’s the essential economic problem. Mike Walden discusses.

Kelly Bryant: Dancing with heart

Kelly Bryant

An award-winning dancer talks about her experience with NC State’s Dance Program and as an animal science major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

CALS grad leads People’s Garden program

Picture of Livia Marques

CALS grad Livia Marques leads the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s popular and growing People’s Garden Program.

YOU DECIDE: What are the big economic issues?

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

There will be much discussion about economics in this election year. But what are the economic themes at the root of these discussions and differences?

Foegeding, Gould named AAAS Fellow

Pictures of Dr. Fred Gould and Dr. Allen Foegeding

Dr. Allen Foegeding and Dr. Fred Gould have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

New name for Mycological Herbarium: A ‘Grand’ idea

Picture of Dr. Larry Grand

The number of fungal specimens in North Carolina State University’s Mycological Herbarium is relatively small in relation to other collections, but N.C. State’s collection is a scientifically significant and valuable resource. Indeed, one might call it grand. And, in fact, that is what the collection is now called, the Larry F. Grand Mycological Herbarium at […]

Students’ State Fair garden earns Commissioner’s Award

State Fair garden

What started as a learning opportunity for a landscape class at N.C. State University resulted in some new, permanent landscape features for the State Fair’s garden area. The effort also received the Commissioner’s Award for the fair’s garden area this year.

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