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Berryhill endowment will support CALS students from Person County

Eugene C. Berryhill Sr.

The Eugene C. Berryhill Sr. Scholarship endowment was established in the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation Inc. in May.

Bringing CALS to counselors

Picture of CALS Dean Richard Linton, Norris Tolson, president and CEO of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center; Dr. Sam Pardue, CALS associate dean and director of Academic Programs; and Dr. Lisa Guion Jones, CALS assistant dean for diversity.

A summer program raises awareness of CALS among high school and community college students by reaching out to their guidance and college transition counselors.

Visiting scientist wins Argentina’s highest science prize

Picture of Dr. Antonio Hall and Dr. Tom Sinclair

A visiting scientist from Argentina who has been working in the Department of Crop Science is the winner of the most prestigious science award given in Argentina.

Research Campus launches effort to engage students in science

student at computer

An unprecedented partnership of academic and industry organizations at the North Carolina Research Campus has launched a groundbreaking $1.5 million program to engage college students from across the state in a first-of-its-kind education and research endeavor. Called the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP), the program teams up university scientists, industry leaders and college students to explore how fruits and vegetables benefit human health.

YOU DECIDE: Can inflation be too low?

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

We usually worry about rapidly rising prices when we think about inflation. But N.C. State University economist explains that inflation can also be a problem if it’s too low.

Huntington named Animal Science Fellow

Picture of Dr. Gerald Huntington

The American Society of Animal Science has honored Dr. Gerald Huntington, professor emeritus in the Department of Animal Science, for his contributions to animal science. Huntington accepted the society’s Fellow Award July 9 during the organization’s annual meeting in Indianapolis.

Swartzel receives highest IFT honor

Picture of Kenneth Swartzel and John Ruff, IFT president

Dr. Kenneth Swartzel, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of food, bioprocessing and nutrition sciences, has received the highest award given by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a professional society for food scientists.

Report: North Carolinians should eat more fruits and vegetables

Eggplant, tomatoes, apples and squash at a market

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that North Carolinians aren’t eating enough fruits or vegetables, but a growing number of farmers markets and other projects, some led by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and North Carolina Cooperative Extension, give us a chance to reverse the pattern.

YOU DECIDE: What ails North Carolina’s economy?

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

The North Carolina economy is really two economies, urban and rural. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains why this urban/rural divide may be the greatest economic challenge the state faces.

Faculty/staff garden workday planned for July 10

people planting in a row

On Wednesday, July 10, faculty and staff are invited to N.C. State’s Agroecology Education Farm from 8 a.m. until noon to tend crops that are being grown by University Dining for use in campus dining halls. When produce is harvested later this summer, it will be the first time that campus-grown produce is served in campus dining halls.

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