The live auction is run entirely by CALS livestock merchandizing students, who prepare the animals, collect information for the catalog, create advertisements and work with prospective buyers.
Farm Animal Days, held annually at the Beef Unit at the Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory, has become a must-see attraction for area school children.
Students from NC State were honored with a top award and elected to a national executive position at the annual American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association symposium.
The CALS Horticultural Science Department hosted this year’s renewal of the annual PLANET competitive training and career recruitment event that drew more than 850 college students from 65 of the nation’s top horticulture and landscape programs.
Tiffany Messer, a graduate student in biological and agricultural engineering, placed third in the Agricultural and Natural Resources category at the 10th annual NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium.
Seven undergraduate students in NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, have been chosen for the 2015 inaugural class of the Warren Leadership and Public Policy Fellows.
The late Adolph Warren of Sampson County’s Midway community, who served as a high-school agriculture teacher in the county for 30 years, was a 1952 graduate of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University. Warren’s legacy is being honored through a $2 million gift to the college from his daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Joe Dunn of Raleigh, to establish the Adolph Warren Leadership Program Fund and Endowment.
Students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, along with some Park Scholars, planted and harvested rye seed that will be part of an international celebration marking 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
As N.C. State’s first Beacon of Enlightenment scholar, Colt Nash will work toward his Ph.D. in immunology/infectious disease.
The Dairy Education Unit prepares tomorrow’s dairy leaders in a real-world environment.