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May 2020

May 27, 2020

Using Data to Help Shellfish Growers: Postdoc spotlight

This originally appeared in the Graduate School News. May 15, 2020  |  Chris Smith As the annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium (PRS) will not be an in-person event this year, the NC State Office of Postdoctoral… 

A bunch of sweetpotatoes

May 27, 2020

Big Data for Better Sweetpotatoes

An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweetpotatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweetpotatoes to increase the percentage of sweetpotatoes grown that are USDA grade 1. 

May 26, 2020

Student Spotlight: Clay Honeycutt

Clay Honeycutt has made an impact during his time at NC State. So much so, he was awarded the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Senior Award in Community Engagement.  Through… 


May 26, 2020

Alumnus Featured on Farms, Food and You podcast

The pork you had for dinner last night? Farmers began working on it a year ago. But much has changed since then. The first episode of Farms, Food and You,… 

Piglets inside a barn

May 26, 2020

How That Pig Got to the Market — and the Roadblocks Caused by COVID-19

Find out more in the first episode of Farms, Food and You, a CALS podcast series. 

May 19, 2020

Student Spotlight: Esmira Polodova

What organizations were you a part of when you attended NC State? I was part of ASABE, Engineers Without Borders, and TRIO Student Support Services. What drew you to biological and…