In celebration of his scholarship and dedication to teaching, Dr. David Jones of North Carolina State University, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, was named the 2013 recipient of the Excellence in College and University Teaching Award in the Food and Agricultural Sciences New Teacher Division.
North Carolina State University scientists will lead an effort to better understand the impact that changes in habitat and water quality are having on fish, mussels and crayfish in the Pee Dee River in North and South Carolina.
“Preparing the Way,” a campaign initiative for the foundation boards of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to join N.C. State University’s Pullen Society, was launched Nov. 7. The foundations also presented the annual Distinguished Service Award to Jimmy Gentry, president of the State Grange.
Registration is now open for NC Choices’ Carolina Meat Conference in Winston-Salem Dec. 9-10. The conference is in its third year of innovative educational programming and networking opportunities for niche meat supply chain partners including farmers, processors, chefs, buyers and industry support businesses.
There are no official cost-of-living rates for states and most localities, but there are ways to determine cost-of-living. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains.
The late J.C. Whitehurst Jr. of Greenville was honored Nov. 1 with the creation of an annual scholarship in his name by Coastal AgroBusiness Inc., the company he founded.
Dr. Joseph E. Hightower, professor of applied ecology and assistant leader of the NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, is a 2013 recipient of the NCSU Libraries Faculty Award.
Consumers value garden-fresh flavor when it comes to tomatoes, but such flavor isn’t always available on grocery store shelves year-round. Recently published research from N.C. State University scientist Dilip Panthee and colleagues aims to change that.
North Carolina is growing economically, but what if the state could grow faster? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden looks at North Carolina’s economic growth.
Michael T. Roberts, N.C. Cooperative Extension associate in Agricultural and Resource Economics stationed at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, died Oct. 18 at Wake Forest Baptist Health Center. He was 61 years old.