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‘Dynamic, Fluid and Awesome!’ : Master planning ensures the beautiful functionality of the JC Raulston Arboretum – and continually reaffirms the unique prescience of its namesake.

‘Dynamic, Fluid and Awesome!’

Master planning ensures the beautiful functionality of the JC Raulston Arboretum – and continually reaffirms the unique prescience of its namesake. >>>
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.
Food Science team places in top three
A team of graduate students from the NC State Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences has been selected as one of the top three teams in the National Dairy Council New Product Competition for their product, “Shake and Go Kefir.”
Pack Pullers place in Top 5
They called it the Alpha Wolf, and rightfully so: Out of all the NC State University Pack Pullers’ team entries in the annual International ¼-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition, it was perhaps the top one yet.
Beef tour attracts large crowd to Franklin County
More than 110 people came out to a Cooperative Extension beef tour that’s become a summer tradition in the North Carolina’s Piedmont. Held in southern Franklin County this year, the Five-County Beef Tour took visitors to farms representing the diversified nature of North Carolina cattle operations.
Linton to chair state food manufacturing task force
N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory, along with N.C. State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Steve Troxler announce the creation of the North Carolina Food Manufacturing Task Force. Linton will chair the task force.
4-H'ers focus on civic engagement
For North Carolina’s state 4-H president Oshe Pittman, 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus has become an important stop on his journey toward becoming a judge. Held June 15-17 in downtown Raleigh, the event’s theme was “Stand Up. Speak Out. Do Something.”
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