Mar 18, 2015
USDA Chief Wants Calmer Dialogue on Genetic Engineering
The Hunt Library serves as neutral ground in the debate over genetically engineered crops as the university hosts Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and stakeholders from across the industry.
Dec 15, 2014
Still the Farmer’s Best Friend
Now 100 years old, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is finding new ways to serve North Carolina — with help from NC State.
Dec 3, 2014
Mapping Human Disease: ‘Not All Pathogens Are Everywhere’
NC State researchers map human disease pathogens and find distinct regions for vectored and non-vectored diseases.
Nov 12, 2014
Expert Speaks on Future of Agriculture
The USDA's Sonny Ramaswamy discusses the world's agricultural challenges at a free event Thursday, Nov. 20. The talk is part of Cooperative Extension’s centennial celebration.
Oct 27, 2014
From new methods for creating biofuels and determining heart risk to fridge-free food processing and a more efficient fuel injector, NC State researchers are developing innovative approaches to global challenges. The Chancellor's Innovation Fund is supporting their work.
Oct 20, 2014
NC State Researchers Advance Genome Editing Technique
NC State researchers advance gene cut-and-replace technique.
Sep 16, 2014
NC State Receives Grant to Improve African Sweet Potatoes
NC State receives $12.4 million grant to improve sweet potatoes grown in sub-Saharan Africa. The project could help alleviate hunger in the region.
Sep 11, 2014
Corn Spots: Study Finds Important Genes in Defense Response
NC State researchers scour the corn genome to find top candidate genes that control an important defense response.
Sep 8, 2014
CALS Department Renamed
As a result of the reorganization of cooperative extension, the academic department that formerly housed youth development programs has a new name.
Sep 4, 2014
Ag Day Celebrates State’s Top Industry
Don't miss the annual celebration of NC State’s agricultural heritage. The festivities begin Friday with a private screening of “Farmland” and continue Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium.