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People, pigs and infant formula

Picture of Dr. Dr. Lin Xi, research assistant professor in animal science; Brynn Seabolt, research associate; and Dr. JackOlde.

People, pigs and infant formula would seem a strange combination, but a study involving baby pigs reveals much about what makes a nutritious (human) infant formula.

North Carolina home economics legend Ada Dalla-Pozza honored by NC State University Alumni Association

Ada Dalla-Pozza

Ada Dalla-Pozza received the 2011 North Carolina State University Alumni Association Award of Merit. The Alumni Association awards honor alumni and friends of the university for their professional and personal accomplishments and their continuing support of NC State.

Campaign for beloved North Carolina FFA center gets jump start from Murphy-Brown LLC

Murphy-Brown LLC, livestock production subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc. and the world’s largest producer of pork products, kicked off a fundraising drive for the North Carolina FFA Center at White Lake with a $50,000 gift.

YOU DECIDE: What kind of economy will our youth inherit?

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

What kind of economy will “Generation Z,” people born between 1995 and 2010, inherit? Mike Walden discusses.

Klaenhammer honored with Harris Award

Picture of Dr. Todd Klaenhammer

Dr. Todd Klaenhammer, university distinguished professor and William Neal Reynolds professor of food, bioprocessing and nutrition sciences, is the 2012 recipient of the Harris Award for Excellence in Food Science and Technology given by the Ohio State University Department of Food Science and Technology.

Dairy Research and Teaching Farm to host Kioti “ride and drive” event

More than 200 Kioti dealers from throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico will gather at the North Carolina State University Dairy Research and Teaching Farm for a “ride and drive” event to try out the latest in tractor technology and other agricultural products.

Emily Meineke: Scaling up research on tiny pest

Emily Meineke

Will climate change make scale insects more abundant? That’s one of the questions Ph.D. student Emily Meineke is trying to answer as she studies these tiny — and abundant — pests.

N.C. Cooperative Extension, N.C. Farm Bureau team present pesticide safety workshops

Pesticide toolkit flipchard

N.C. Cooperative Extension and the N.C. Farm Bureau Safety Team are partnering to help growers train Spanish-speaking farm workers on pesticide safety. Six upcoming workshops offered across North Carolina will prepare growers to use the Pesticides and Farmworker Health Toolkit, a resource based on the latest pesticide information for North Carolina that also can be tailored to a specific crop and workplace.

Scientists lay groundwork for cabbage breeding program

Fresh cabbage at the State Farmers Market in Raleigh, N.C.

KANNAPOLIS, NC – Two scientists with the N.C. State University Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis are studying more than 300 cabbage varieties as part of the initial phase in a cabbage breeding program.

Williams is Watauga Medalist

Cassius Williams

Cassius Williams, a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumnus and a former member of the N.C. State University Board of Trustees, has been named one of three recipients of the 2012 Watauga Medal.

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