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Of Waste and Want : Meeting the looming global food crisis is the issue at hand as CALS co-hosts the 2014 North Carolina Agriculture and Biotechnology Summit.

Of Waste and Want

Meeting the looming global food crisis is the issue at hand as CALS co-hosts the 2014 North Carolina Agriculture and Biotechnology Summit. >>>
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.
CALS honors 2015 spring grads
In May, excitement builds across campus as our soon-to-be graduates parade in red commencement robes, and graduate degree candidates don their black robes and hoods. This spring, CALS will award 62 associate degrees (Agricultural Institute), 394 bachelor’s degrees and 140 graduate degrees.
CALS rises in minority student rankings
Sabriya Dobbins is among an increasing number of successful minority students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Recently released rankings show that NC State has moved into the nation’s Top 10 when it comes to graduating minority students in agriculture.
Burke accepts interim director position
Dr. Travis Burke has been named as interim associate dean of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service beginning July 1.
Study finds guidance improves food safety practices at school, community gardens
People managing and working in school and community gardens are often unfamiliar with food safety practices that reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Now researchers have developed guidelines that address how to limit risk in these gardens – and a pilot study shows that the guidelines make a difference.
Donor appreciation event is a family affair
When College of Agriculture and Life Sciences donors and scholarship recipients got together earlier this month, it was like a family gathering.
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