Dr. Ernest Hodgson, professor emeritus from NC State University, and colleagues have released the first Dictionary of Agromedicine, available online. The dictionary provides agromedicine practitioners with a common language for their field and defines agromedicine as a discipline of its own.
Endowments from Dr. George Kriz and his wife, Rhoda, will benefit CALS faculty and the N.C. Agricultural Research Service and will fund a distinguished professorship in the CALS Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, as well as several traditional agriculture distinguished professorships.
Meeting the looming global food crisis is the issue at hand as CALS co-hosts the 2014 North Carolina Agriculture and Biotechnology Summit.
With help from a CALS scientist, students from one of the most underserved counties in the state will operate a biotech company right out of their high-school lab.
Extension takes on hydrilla, the ‘King Kong of aquatic weeds.’
When Kendra Stallings first saw bottles of JuVn8 smoothies on the shelf at a Food Lion in Emerald Isle, she couldn’t contain her excitement. At the beach for a family vacation, Stallings showed the smoothies to her parents, who each then announced to anyone within earshot, “My daughter made these!” Stallings earned her NC State master’s degree from the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences this past May.
Dr. José Alonso’s groundbreaking explorations in plant biology land him on a list of the world’s most influential scientists.
In this second annual bus tour, Linton and his department heads led a two-day exploration of North Carolina’s piedmont region.
Dr. Kim Allen of NC State University’s Department of Youth, Family and Community Sciences has received a 2014 Center for Credentialing & Education professional development award from the NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors Inc.
The ongoing efforts of College researchers soon will yield a huge financial harvest for sweet potato growers and processors: The ground has been broken for a future $20 million sweet potato processing facility in eastern North Carolina.