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Growing the Grain Industry

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Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds
A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. Follow this link to a one-page initiative summary.
NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasibility study released
The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibility study released Jan. 12. Follow this link to a one-page initiative summary.
Field study: How GM crop can have diminishing success at fighting off insect pest
A new study from CALS and Clemson finds that the toxin in a widely used genetically modified crop is having little impact on corn earworms -- which is consistent with predictions made almost 20 years ago that had been largely ignored. Read more in this NC State University news release.
Major grant to allow 4-H to support more Hispanic youth
Juntos, a successful 4-H program developed in North Carolina, will be expanding, thanks to three-year $2 million grant from the New York Life Foundation to the National 4-H Council. The program empowers Hispanic youth to succeed in high school, graduate on time and pursue a college education.
This is what science looks like at NC State: Warren Sconiers
In this NC State Abstract feature, meet the CALS dean’s postdoctoral fellow for 2014-2016, Warren Sconiers. He studies how urban environmental conditions such as temperature and drought affect tree health and pest abundance, and he's started a student society chapter aimed at increasing diversity in ecology, environmental sciences, sustainable agriculture and related fields.
Strategic Conversation: Sidney Reinertsen
In Strategic Conversations, Dr. Marshall Stewart interviews College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ leaders and influencers about what they’re doing to move the college toward Our Envisioned Future. In this episode, Stewart interviews student Sidney Reinertsen about STEAM, an innovative program that helps rural North Carolina students with a passion for agriculture get admitted to NC State University.
For the dirt on soils, check out “Dig It!”
Soil: It’s much more than dirt. It’s a dynamic resource that supports nearly every form of life on Earth, and an exhibit that opens May 16 at a Raleigh museum is aimed at raising the public’s awareness of its value and complexity. The exhibit has strong ties to CALS' Department of Soil Science.
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