Posts Tagged ‘Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory’

Tractor gives students access to latest technology

Picture of Curtis Powell, Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab superintendent, and Dr. Gary Roberson, associate professor of biological and agricutlural engineering, and Massey Ferguson tractor

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students will be able to learn on the latest equipment thanks to the generosity of a farm equipment manufacturer and a farm machinery dealer.

Farm Animal Days draws nearly 10,000

children holding chicks at NC State's Farm Animal Days

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.

‘From crops to cows to cream’: Milking center dedication highlights N.C. State’s innovative approach to dairy science and education

Milking parlor

A new N.C. State University milking center was cause for celebration for North Carolina’s dairy industry Friday Nov. 9. More than 100 people came out to view the new building designed to enhance the university’s teaching, research and extension programs in both food and animal sciences.

N.C. State Turfgrass Field Day is Aug. 8

Picture from previous Turfgrass Field Day

Experts from North Carolina State University will discuss a range of topics related to growing and maintaining turfgrass Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the annual Turfgrass Field Day.

Farm Animal Days puts children, animals in proximity

Picture of children and a rabbits.

March may have come in like a lamb this year, but for more than 10,000 children and adults who attended Farm Animal Days, it went out like chickens and turkeys and horses and cows, rabbits, pigs and, well, there were lambs too.

Goodnight Irene: Dealing with storm damage at Pamlico field lab

Picture of the Pamlico Aquaculture Field Lab before Hurricane Irene

The tireless work of University Field Lab employees and students helped repair damage from Hurricane Irene at the Pamlico Aquaculture Field Laboratory and save thousands of fish.

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