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VetPAC networking event draws record attendance

Dr. Shweta Trivedi (center), VetPAC director, and VetPAC interns Sara Fleming (left) and Caitlin Reilly work the registration desk at the networking event.

More than 100 pre-veterinary track students took advantage of the opportunity to hear from a diverse range of veterinary professionals Jan. 31, at the annual networking event hosted by the Veterinary Professions Advising Center.

N.C. State, UT scientists received grant to improve produce safety

Cantaloupe washing station

KANNAPOLIS – A group of scientists at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and North Carolina State University are working together to improve the safety of organic produce – naturally. Their study, “Alternative Post-harvest Washing Solutions to Enhance the Microbial Safety and Quality of Organic Fresh Produce,” began last fall.

Wiley tells CEFS crowd to “shine a light on” food injustice

Maya Wiley

Maya Wiley, attorney and social activist, told a Center for Environmental Farming Systems audience last week in Durham that “we need to shine a light” on injustice within the food system that affects everyone from farmers to consumers.

YOU DECIDE: Why do some nations succeed and others fail?

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

Why are some nations able to raise their standard of living over time while others are less successful at economic improvement? Mike Walden discusses.

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