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In the midst of Raleigh’s urban sprawl, the Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab remains an active research farm for NC State and a critical resource for North Carolina’s largest industry.
As NC State pursues strategic initiatives on sustainability in agriculture, the environment and education, Yates Mill’s history, downfall and restoration demonstrate the type of commitment it takes to achieve those goals.
As major companies pledge support for regenerative agriculture, consumers and growers have important questions. For starters, what exactly is it? And can it play a role in North Carolina agriculture’s future?
NC State’s Terri Long, Marvin Moncada and Kenny Sherin are creating life- and industry-altering change. Close the digital divide, shuck stereotypes for plant scientists and age liquor at a breakneck speed–all in a day’s work for these changemakers. Learn what’s next.
Three men who’ve worked together for 20 years to keep NC State’s biggest field laboratory running share long days, laughter—and a deep well of trust.
For some children, summers can be daunting times filled with uncertainty, lack of clear schedules and even hunger. But agents and staff are working hard to make sure at-risk kids have a place at North Carolina’s 4-H summer camps.
A new strategic plan will guide CALS efforts through 2030.
Climate change is causing sea level rise and increased flooding that threatens North Carolina’s most fertile agricultural land with saltwater intrusion. NC State researchers are testing soils and developing field kits to help farmers adapt to climate change.
A new building perpetuates the legacy of Bonnie Davis, Orange County’s first Black home demonstration agent and a force for greater equity, justice and human rights.
Through research and education, graduate student Bhavisha Gulabrai hopes to create a new narrative about animal welfare and the animal agriculture industry.
A grant is helping two CALS faculty members explore ways to better support tribal students and their overall success in higher education.
View the print edition of CALS Magazine Spring 2023: "Powering Positive Change."