BAE February In the News

  • NC State’s first-ever Day of Giving is coming March 27, 2019. For 24 hours, we’ll have special challenges, college-on-college competitions and surprise guests — all in the name of supporting the Wolfpack. Your gift drives the future of NC State and the extraordinary Think and Do spirit that has allowed us to take our place among the nation’s top-performing universities. Check back here how you can support BAE programs.
  • Chancellor Woodson visited Weaver Labs. He got to meet with some of our faculty and see our renovated lab space. And fly a drone!
  • Welcome to Dr. Daniela Jones!
  • Assistant professor Dr. Laura Merriman and senior Justin Traenkle were selected for the new faces of ASABE class of 2019.
Dr. Ling Wang Li received an NC State Internationalization Seed Grant.
  • Dr. Daniela Jones and Dr. Laura Merriman celebrated Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day by reminiscing how they were introduced to engineering and how we can encourage future generations to pursue this field.
  • Dr. Tom Whitaker spoke with the Almond Board of California on why almond exports can pass US toxin inspections but fail in Europe and how to avoid this.
  • Extension Specialist Mark Rice spoke to the News and Observer on how NC Extension has worked with farmers to compost animals on the farm.
  • BAE alumni Brandon and Jessica Batten were named Outstanding Young Farmers by the Outstanding Farmers of America. Hear from them how they balance family and the farm and overcome the challenges that hurricanes and droughts can bring award.