North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course has passed strict sustainability standards and become a certified Audubon International Signature Golf Sanctuary and member of the organization’s Signature Program.
The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering’s Pack Pullers team finished 7th overall out of 29 colleges and universities competing in the International ¼-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition, sponsored by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
How will tomorrow’s technology and gadgets impact our lives? Economist Mike Walden discusses a report that looks into the future.
Dr. Jeremy Pattison, strawberry breeder and geneticist with the N.C. State University Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus, is working on two grant-funded projects to support work in transferring the latest research to strawberry growers in North and South Carolina and Virginia to maximize yields and profitability.
Are four-leaf clovers becoming more common? N.C. State News Services’ Matt Shipman asks John Dole, head of the Horticultural Science Department in The Abstract today.
Dr. Marshall Stewart, special assistant to the dean and associate director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been named director of the Food Systems Leadership Institute, succeeding Dr. Ken Swartzel, who has directed the institute since it was founded and is retiring.
Will Cramer is the successful farm manager behind Ever Laughter Farm just north of Hillsborough. He and his business partner Sam Hummel, are among those who got their start at Orange County’s Breeze Farm enterprise incubator. New farmer programs will benefit from support of the 2013 Farm to Fork Picnic June 9.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students will be able to learn on the latest equipment thanks to the generosity of a farm equipment manufacturer and a farm machinery dealer.
Dr. Mike Walden, economist and William Neal Reynolds Distinguished professor at North Carolina State University, sees both the national and state economies growing and adding jobs over the next two years in his summer 2012 Economic Outlook.
The votes have been counted, and Dean Richard Linton’s official Howling Cow ice cream is . . .