Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Norman E. Borlaug Service to Society and Environment Award. Deadline is March 11, and the award will be presented April 16 at the annual Borlaug Lecture.
N.C. State University’s television show, In the Garden with Bryce Lane, won a regional EMMY® Award last weekend in the Instructional/Informational Series category. Bryce Lane, the show’s host and instructor in the Department of Horticultural Science, brings more than 30 years of teaching experience to television.
Two College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members were involved in award-winning efforts to protect soybean growers from Asian soybean rust, a new disease that threatened the United States soybean crop beginning in 2004.
Dr. Carolyn Dunn, N.C. Cooperative Extension nutrition specialist, is lead author of new obesity prevention plan released by Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina.
When Joshua Bledsoe entered high school as a freshman in 1987, he was surprised to find agricultural education listed as his elective at Surry Central High School in Dobson. Soon this N.C. FFA leader will join the national organization as chief operating officer.
Mike Walden discusses actions North Carolina public leaders can take to spark economic and job growth in the state.
As N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) charts its future, it is looking for insight from the people it serves – the people of North Carolina. Over the coming weeks, the college’s dean, Dr. Richard Linton, will lead listening sessions in locations across the state.
Dr. Hosni Hassan, North Carolina State University professor of microbiology, and Dr. Matt Koci, associate professor of poultry science, are leading the charge on a new five-year, $2.5 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) to stamp out salmonella.
The Department of Plant Pathology and Bayer CropScience have partnered to establish the Bayer CropScience Fellowship for Graduate Students, a training program designed to prepare students for success in private industry.
Dr. Mike Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of agricultural and resource economics and N.C. Cooperative Extension economist, is a recipient of North Carolina’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine award.