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Important Implications : CALS team studies the distinct inflorescence structure of the dogwood.

Important Implications

CALS team studies the distinct inflorescence structure of the dogwood. >>>
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.
Garden festival for all ages set for April 11
The third annual Raulston Blooms! event offers residents from across the Triangle the chance to celebrate the return of spring in a big way.
$4.5-million estate gift will fund multiple faculty-support endowments
Endowments from Dr. George Kriz and his wife, Rhoda, will benefit CALS faculty and the N.C. Agricultural Research Service and will fund a professorship in the CALS Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, as well as several traditional agriculture distinguished professorships.
New website links new and transitioning growers to farm schools
Beginning farmers and growers considering new enterprises now have a new place to start: the NC Farm School website at
Officials break ground for new 4-H camp building
An unconventional indoor groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 13 marked the start of construction for a camp auditorium and learning center that an NC State University official said would be the crowning jewel of Millstone 4-H Camp, in North Carolina’s Sandhills region.
Students named first Warren Leaders
Seven undergraduate students have been chosen for the 2015 inaugural class of the Warren Leadership and Public Policy Fellows. The Adolph Warren Family Leadership Program is a one-year program for CALS students with interest in and potential for leadership and service in agriculture.
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