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.
A group of faithful science enthusiasts gathered Tuesday night at Tir Na Nog pub in downtown Raleigh to raise a pint and hear scientists from the SE Climate Science Center talk about global climate change.
Dr. Sam Pardue has been named associate dean and director of academic programs for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, effective May 1. Pardue, former head of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, has been serving as the interim director of academic programs in CALS since July 1, 2012.
Preserving international forests, providing food security and addressing issues of global climate change will require a coordinated effort, Frances Seymour told an audience at N.C. State University for the 2013 Borlaug Lecture.
As N.C. State University’s baseball team took to the field against Virginia Tech in early April, military youth and their families — representing all branches of North Carolina’s military — were on hand to participate in the fourth annual Military Appreciation Day Baseball Game. April is Month of the Military Child.
The endowment will be used to provide scholarships for students in CALS’ two-year Agricultural Institute or four-year undergraduate students enrolled in crop production agriculture and related curricula.
Neither rainy weather nor muddy fields could keep the crowds away from the college’s annual Farm Animal Days event, designed to give children an up-close-and-personal experience with animal agriculture.
“Bridging the past to the future” was the theme when the boards of foundations supporting N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences convened for a particularly special and historic joint meeting on April 10.
More than 80 university students from the United States and abroad attended a summit at N.C. State University April 11-13 to learn about agriculture and tourism in North Carolina and to explore interests in international agriculture.