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Centennial website provides news, information on Extension’s 100 years

men in a cornfield

Throughout 2014 as North Carolina Cooperative Extension celebrates its 100th birthday, watch for news and learn more about the organization through Extension’s centennial website: ncce100years.ces.ncsu.edu.

David Jones receives APLU teaching award

three people holding plaque

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.

YOU DECIDE: Can growth solve our economic problems?

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

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.

4-H science day inspires would-be map makers

photo of kids, zach looking at map

A group of Johnston County 4-H’ers turned out at the county livestock arena last week, but they weren’t showing cattle or goats. The group was one of many across the country that gathered for 4-H National Youth Science Day activities.

Fred Gould named to Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

Fred Gould

Dr. Fred Gould, William Neal Reynolds Professor in the Department of Entomology, is one of two North Carolina State University faculty members named to the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, a major program unit of the National Research Council.

Debt deflation

N.C. State economist Mike Walden explains why we should be concerned that economists are talking about “debt deflation.”

Enter the dragon: Landscape design studio’s latest is a hit at the Arb Gala

the bamboo dragon

Created by students in Horticultural Science instructors Will Hooker and Anne Spafford’s small-scale landscape design studio, the bamboo dragon was the studio’s spring sculpture project, constructed especially for the gala.

Animal Science students hold first annual Wolfpack Round-Up livestock sale

livestock merchandising class

A livestock merchandising class in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is paying off for students in more ways than one.

CALS dean candidates named

A search committee named to select candidates for dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has selected three candidates. CALS Dean Johnny Wynne, who has served as interim dean or dean for nine years, plans to retire at the end of June.

North Carolina State University Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

picture of Dr. Steve Lommel

Julie Willoughby, assistant professor of textile engineering, chemistry and science, and Steve Lommel, William Neal Reynolds professor of plant pathology, have received a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations grant to develop a seed treatment method that will aid subsistence farmers in protecting their crops.

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