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Carolinas Superintendents Commit $83,000 to Research

Carolinas Superintendents Commit $83,000 to Research | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
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The joint research project of CALS' plant pathologist, Dr. Jim Kearns, and Clemson University will run for three years, and focus on mini-ring disease of ultradwarf turfgrass. | Read more | http://tinyurl.com/dxdu6mb ; | Photo:

the Lonnie Poole Golf Course at NC State University

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Listening, Learning, Leading | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NCSU

Listening, Learning, Leading | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NCSU | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it

News from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State University"

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Listening, Learning, Leading, new #CALS Dean, Dr. Richard Linton, hits the ground running to learn about the College, #NCSU and NC.

 

The Dean has been traversing the state to meet alumni, stakeholders and partners since he arrived a few months ago.

 

“You’ve got to listen & learn before you can lead," he says; "and I think leadership is about providing opportunities, providing opportunities for faculty and staff and students on campus and providing opportunities for us to grow as a state in agriculture and life sciences. And that’s what I think my job should be all about.”

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Plant pathology department and Bayer CropScience team to create new graduate student fellowship | CALS News Center, NCSU

Plant pathology department and Bayer CropScience team to create new graduate student fellowship | CALS News Center, NCSU | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it

The Department of Plant Pathology and Bayer CropScience have partnered to establish the Bayer CropScience Fellowship for Graduate Students, a training program designed to prepare students for success in private industry.

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Ag Research Needs More Funding, Say Experts | Food Safety News

Ag Research Needs More Funding, Say Experts | Food Safety News | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
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Two CALS professors, crop scientist, Dr. Tom Sinclair, and economist, Michael Roberts, were among the advisors on the President's Council of

Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

 

Their new "Report to the President on Agricultural Preparedness and the Agricultural Enterprise," recommends a an additional $700 million per year for agricultural research, and outlines how the money should be spent.

 

The full report is here:

http://tinyurl.com/bemnsn4

 

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Transforming the Future celebrated at CALS annual Donor Recognition | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture and...

Transforming the Future celebrated at CALS annual Donor Recognition | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture and... | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
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A snowy weekend did not daunt the more than 400 guests who attended the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual Donor Recognition event, Feb. 17. Among the hundreds assembled at N.C. State University’s McKimmon Center for the occasion were CALS donors, scholarship and professorship recipients, faculty, alumni and students, along with university administrators. This year’s event highlighted the impacts donor-endowed scholarships, fellowships and professorships have made, while celebrating how donors, alumni, retirees and friends help the College transform the future.

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China: Government to boost seed industry

China: Government to boost seed industry | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
China has vowed to boost its seed industry over the next decade to ensure grain stocks grow, amid fears that limited arable land and water may become constraints for agricultural production.

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CALS Strategic Plan 2013 | News from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NCSU

CALS Strategic Plan 2013 | News from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NCSU | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
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CALS Dean Richard Linton announces the Plan and the new website which will communicate with the College and stakeholders as the Plan progresses.

 

Stakeholders and the College are invited to participate at multiple meetings across the schedule. See article for dates/locations.

 

 

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