The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ strong pre-veterinary program just got stronger — with the launch of VetPAC, the Veterinary Professions Advising Center.Read Full Story »
When North Carolina’s commodity leaders gathered for their annual meeting at N.C. State University on May 7, the event drew more than 250 attendees, its largest meeting ever.Read Full Story »
In 1946 the people of a Climax pulled together to put up a cattle barn on J.D. Cheek’s farm. And pull together they did again 64 years later when, on a bright April weekend, scores of them gathered to spiff up the barn and make it part of Providence Grove High School’s agricultural education program.
Dr. Nancy Creamer, N. C. State University horticulture professor and director of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, will occupy one of two endowed chairs made possible with a $3.15 million endowment established last year by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
A group of young, small, beginning and minority farmers from throughout the state have successfully completed a new AgBiz Planner program.
Ronnie Jackson has donated a six-month lease of a Maxxum ® 125 farm/agricultural tractor for use in the teaching and research activities at the field lab.
Dr. Trudy F.C. Mackay has been elected into the National Academy of Sciences, one of the world’s most important scientific societies.
It’s not unusual for guests at the JC Raulston Arboretum’s annual Gala in the Garden to feel they’ve been transported to an enchanted world of botanical beauty.
New research from N.C. State suggests that not getting enough calcium in the earliest days of life could have a more profound, lifelong impact on bone health and perhaps even obesity.
A new variety of hydrangea, developed by N.C. State University horticulturist Dr. Tom Ranney, will have gardeners thinking pink this year. Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA1’ Invincibelle® Spirit PPAF is a hybrid of the typically white-flowered Hydrangea arborescens mountain hydrangea – or white-flowering ‘Annabelle’ — but with a significant difference: It has bright pink flowers.
On April 22, the N.C. State University chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta (GSD), the Honor Society of Agriculture, honored new inductees and recognized alumni and faculty of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for distinguished service and leadership.
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Foundation, the 4-H Development Fund and the Family and Consumer Sciences Foundation welcomed a fourth foundation to the Extension family on April 22. The North Carolina Extension and Community Association (ECA) Foundation was officially launched at the joint luncheon that accompanies the foundations’ annual meeting. And as part of the [...]