Two faculty members from University of Costa Rica recently visited farms in Chatham County in November, as part of an information exchange with scientists at N.C. State University and N.C. A&T State University. Photos of the visit are available on Debbie Roos’s Growing Small Farms website.
Bridget Lassiter, a Ph.D. student in crop science, describes her experience traveling to Costa Rica as part of a class on tropical agriculture and plant pathology.
CALS’ Agricultural Institute is offering an international agribusiness, law and culture tour that will take participants to England, France and Wales from March 5 to 13, 2011. It’s open to CALS students, parents and alumni as well as faculty and staff. More information is available in a PDF that’s available online.
Senior food science student Ellen Orabone’s career goal: to end world hunger. Study abroad experiences have taken her to farflung places and given her experience working on food- and hunger-related issues.