A new scholarship endowment was established in April in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to honor Megan Mann Riggans and her infant son, Will.
Created by students in Horticultural Science instructors Will Hooker and Anne Spafford’s small-scale landscape design studio, the bamboo dragon was the studio’s spring sculpture project, constructed especially for the gala.
N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses the economic pros and cons of drilling for oil and natural gas in North Carolina and off the state’s coast.
A livestock merchandising class in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is paying off for students in more ways than one.
Dr. Robert Evans, professor and head of the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, recently received the Royce J. Tipton Award at the U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (USCID) conference.
Seven College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members were among 21 N.C. State University professors honored by the N.C. State Alumni Association with 2013 faculty awards for outstanding work in and out of the classroom.
Nine College of Agriculture and Life Sciences employees, including four from N.C. Cooperative Extension, have been recognized as recipients of Awards of Excellence and CALS Safety Awards for 2012-13.
The April 28 Gala in the Garden, the annual garden party and fund-raiser at JC Raulston Arboretum, came with cool temperatures and April showers, yet it was as magical and beautiful as ever.
Tickets are on sale for the 2013 Farm to Fork Picnic being held June 9, 4-7 p.m. at the PLANT @ Breeze Farm Enterprise Incubator near Hurdle Mills. The popular event, which pairs local farmers with Triangle area chefs, has been called “the country’s best all you can eat feast” by Bon Appetit magazine.
As part of its Earth Day celebration, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Office of Sustainability Programs hosted a Leadership Triangle class on sustainable agriculture.