CALS alum Richard Brooks recently received the Honorary American FFA Degree during the 58th annual State FFA Land Judging Career Development Event in Robeson County. The award is given to those who advance agricultural education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment.
On April 25, the N.C. State University chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture, recognized academic achievement and contributions to agriculture.
Dr. Clyde E. Chesney, former North Carolina Cooperative Extension district director who from 1998 until his retirement in 2009 was an administrator at Tennessee State University, died April 18 in Nashville, Tenn.
Dr. Thomas L. Quay, professor emeritus of zoology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, died April 16 at the age of 97.
Tull Hill Farms, co-owned by Kendall Hill, a 1962 graduate of the College’s Department of Horticultural Science, received the Hudler Safety Training Award from the North Carolina Department of Labor. The award is given each year to a North Carolina grower who demonstrates excellence in farm safety.
Dr. Robert L. “Bob” McGuire, professor emeritus at Auburn University, died February 27. McGuire, a native of Brevard, received his 1957 bachelor’s degree in animal husbandry and his 1960 master’s in animal science from N.C. State.
After her summer internship with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Kimberly Spence is more certain than ever of her decision to pursue a career in public health.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate James M. Matson has worked the world over, helping farmers and agribusinesses find solutions to their most pressing challenges.
CALS names Dr. S. Elizabeth George and H. Connor Kennett Jr. as its 2011-2012 Distinguished Alumni and recognizes Outstanding Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni.
Gwen Gentry Clark celebrated her 25th year as an agriculture teacher at Avery County High — and the achievement of a significant career goal.