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Leoneda Inge
WUNC - 2016-05-13
Leoneda Inge is WUNC's Changing Economy Reporter. She came to North Carolina in 2001 and has spent most of that time tracking job loss and other major changes in the state's Tobacco ... millions of dollars into agricultural technology startups.

How a North Carolina company turns water bottles into graduation gowns for UNC, Duke, N.C. State
The Business Journal - 2016-04-28
Greenboro-based textile giant Unifi (NYSE: UFI) says its recycled polyester technology will make an appearance at commencement ceremonies at universities across the country, including those at UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. State University and Duke University this ...

N.C. State wants to open $160 million plant science complex by 2020
Southeast Farm Press - 2016-04-27
Richard Linton, left, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University, and Steve Lommel, associate dean and director of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service at N.C. State, stand on the site on N.C. State ...

Obama Administration Announces Final Round of Promise Zone Designations to Expand Access to Opportunity in Urban, Rural and Tribal Communities
The White House President Barack Obama - 2016-06-06
Five community-based workforce centers will help young adults with job training and placement services thanks to a $5 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) awarded BioSTL, a St. Louis-based ...

More about puppy mills and the AKC
INFORUM - 2016-06-03
The vast majority of suspensions that are handed down are the result of investigations by federal and state inspectors or local humane ... when legislation was introduced in North Carolina to codify similar basic standards of care, the AKC actively worked ...

Illinois agriculture industry open for increased exports
Herald & Review - 2016-06-07
"Agriculture is so much more than cultivating crops," Bourne said. GSI is attempting to incorporate all of the latest technology into ... Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Prairie State Semen Inc. in Champaign ...

Florida Governor declares state of emergency
Fox 28 - 2016-06-06
The Governor of Florida declaring a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm ... "Bigfoot" sightings claimed by residents of small North Carolina town "Bigfoot" sightings claimed by residents of small North Carolina town (FOXNews)--Just in ...

Schindler and Bennett file for state house campaign
southernminn.com - 2016-06-06
Schindler filed his candidacy papers with the state on May 20, while Bennett filed May 26 ... currently studying for a doctorate in archaeology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is an officer and longtime member of the Albert Lea ...

Kauffman Foundation report indicates economic growth for North Dakota
The Bismarck Tribune - 2016-06-06
The information industry, which many of the technology-related companies named by Dever ... and wholesale trade had 2,787 establishments employing 26,530. Dever also cited a North Dakota State University study indicating the state has diversified its ...

Hunting weeds and foraged food for fun -- and profit
Market Watch - 2016-06-06
For now, the U.S. Agriculture Department and the Forest Service lack ... In parts of the U.S., the mushrooms have the unfortunate alias of "butt rot," but in North Carolina the picker found buyers at $16 a pound. Commercial foraging success hinges ...

Bee Vectoring Technologies Confirms Serbian Sunflower and Soft Fruits Trials
Marketwired - 2016-06-06
These trials are slated to follow a very similar protocol as those developed for trials on sunflowers being conducted by the research team at North Dakota State University ... technology by notable growers due to reinforced credibility within the ...

How A Tea Partier Became Its Villain -- And Why She Could Lose Tuesday
WAMU - 2016-06-06
But according to Steven Greene, a political science professor at North Carolina State University, the simple dynamics that ... There's a controversy in the world of curling. New broom technology is changing the way the game is played -- making it too ...

Union: No room for old technology in new airport towers
KX News - 2016-06-06
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two state-of-the-art airport towers due to go into operation this fall in San Francisco and Las Vegas will first need extensive remodeling to make room for technology that ... tower at Charlotte, North Carolina, that is also designed ...

Students from across the state attend NATURE program at UND
Grand Forks Herald - 2016-06-06
The two-week program is a joint effort between UND and North Dakota State University to provide American Indian students the opportunity to advance their knowledge in the fields of science, technology ... of energy and agriculture," Schafer said.

Heart and soul
North Texas e-News - 2016-06-06
Like the heart sustains the body, the small town bank sustained the farmer who in turn sustained the agricultural commercial cycle ... He was born in the Abbyville district of North Carolina in 1840. Though only twenty-one when North Carolina seceded ...

Future roads may contain 100% more pig poop
Equipment World - 2016-07-05
A team of researchers at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is testing a substance made from pig manure to use as an asphalt binder to replace petroleum-based products, according to a report by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

North Carolina State University Sued Over Alleged Violation Of Free-Speech Rights
University Herald - 2016-06-30
The North Carolina State University was sued by a Christian ... Jul 09, 2016 AM EDTA group of researchers at Yale University developed an improvement in the lithium-oxygen technology that could make it available for commercial use.

Bladen-Columbus Chapter of the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Alumni has awarded five scholarships
Bladen Journal - 2016-06-29
The Bladen-Columbus Chapter of the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Alumni has awarded five scholarships to deserving students within our region. Each scholarship is worth $500. Cheryl McLean, a rising sophomore at A&T ...

Call for surge in research funding as US farm production loses to China
Southeast Farm Press - 2016-06-14
Rodolphe Barrangou and his team at North Carolina State University are using CRISPR gene editing technology to trace the precise ... in calling for a surge in federal support of food and agricultural science. Retaking the Field, the report released by ...

Local college student dies
The Business Journal - 2016-06-08
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Vertical tillage works well with no-till but can it build yields?
Southeast Farm Press - 2016-06-05
Alan Franzluebbers, a USDA Agricultural Research Service soil scientist at North Carolina State University, says soil health can be improved through good management. Related Media Peanut Profitability winners discuss strip tillage benefits, fungicides ...

ON ITS WAY: AgTech Accelerator launches with $11.5M in funding
Durham Herald Sun - 2016-05-08
MORRISVILLE -- A startup accelerator aimed at developing agricultural ... North Carolina State and Duke, but also several out of state including Penn State, Purdue and University of California, Davis. "(Alexandria) sees ag tech as being the emerging ...

North Carolina governor tweaks transgender law after backlash
Reuters - 2016-04-12
"I have come to the conclusion that there is a great deal of misinformation, misinterpretation, confusion, a lot of passion and frankly, selective outrage and hypocrisy, especially against the great state of North Carolina," McCrory said in a statement

NC State to Form NSF-Funded Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning With UIUC and Georgia Tech
m.cacm.acm.org - 2016-08-09
North Carolina State University (NCSU), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) are forming the Center for Advanced Electronics through Machine Learning (CAEML) to accelerate the design and ...

NC State Boosts Efforts to Commercialize Research Discoveries
Press Release Point - 2016-08-09
North Carolina State University has announced that seven projects will receive ... the biosensor lights up and the scientists have a much smaller pool of candidates to test. This new technology will allow scientists to quickly create and test new ...

NCSU picks seven projects for innovation funding
WRAL Tech Wire - 2016-08-09
Raleigh, N.C. -- North Carolina State University has announced that seven projects will ... up and the scientists have a much smaller pool of candidates to test. This new technology will allow scientists to quickly create and test new antibiotics that ...

Finding champions for campus tech infusion
Education Dive - 2016-08-09
Gamification is the infusion of games or interactive technology in curricula, and college leaders are looking to expand this definition to areas through college learning and leadership. North Carolina State University officials implemented gamification in ...

State releases Asian beetles as tiny warriors on the front lines to combat the invasion of mile-a-minute vine
North Jersey - 2016-08-08
The state Department of Agriculture began raising the weevils in 2004 at its ... on nursery stock, probably from Japan, and is now established along the East Coast from North Carolina up to southern New England. "It exploded around 1980, and first ...

Rebecca Jane Pardee
The State Port Pilot - 2016-08-08
She graduated from the University ... Technology as an editor, electronic typesetting specialist and scientific and technical publications supervisor. In 1986, she remarried and moved in 1990 with her husband, Charles Arthur Pardee Jr., to Bald Head Island ...

North Dakota State president: Some texts 'not appropriate'
FOX Carolina - 2016-08-08
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani said ... collaboration, information technology and research. University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott did not immediately respond to a request for comment Monday.

Pesticides used to help bees may actually harm them
Phys - 2016-08-08
"Although helpful for ridding hives of parasites and pathogens, the chemicals in beekeeper-applied pesticides can be harmful to the bees," said Mark Williams, an associate professor of horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and lead ...

NC State University
Careers Inside Higher ED - 2016-08-08
With more than 31,000 students and nearly 8,000 faculty and staff, North Carolina State University is a comprehensive university known for its leadership in education and research, and globally recognized for its science, technology, engineering and ...

Can We Help the Losers in Climate Change?
MIT Technology Review - 2016-08-08
Industries from agriculture to real estate are likely to be devastated ... There are going to be far fewer people building and selling coastal property in North Carolina, growing cotton in Arizona, and working drilling rigs in North Dakota in the coming ...

$50,000 donation to benefit College of Agricultural Sciences research endowment
Press Release Point - 2016-08-23
The College of Agricultural Sciences provides $100,000 in funding for undergraduate research each year, explained Tracy Hoover, associate dean for undergraduate education. "Endowments designated for undergraduates give students a chance to work alongside a ...

The new North-South divide: public higher education
The Hechinger Report - 2016-08-25
The State Higher Education Executive ... five of the 10 states with the biggest declines in university enrollment are in the South, according to SHEEO: West Virginia, Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina. Barton said the low priority given ...

A Complete Guide to Startup Resources in Agriculture and Food Technology Innovation
agfundernews.com - 2016-08-25
Accelerating Appalachia - focusing on "nature-based businesses", this program hosts workshops in North Carolina and Kentucky ... Engine is a new initiative at Iowa State University Research Park for agricultural entrepreneurs in the region.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro -- Head of the Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
www.jbhe.com - 2016-08-25
The Bryan School is the largest business school in the Piedmont Triad and the third largest in the state ... technology, student development, enrollment management, and regional, national and global engagement. The University of North Carolina at ...

George Mason University Receives $20K Educational Grant
Patch - 2016-08-24
From wetland restoration to green roof technology, this year's Dominion educational ... designed and "landscaped" to serve as an experimental green roof. Kent State University in North Canton, Ohio, will be awarded $25,000 for its "Wired Wetland" program ...

Dream Builders CEO will welcome new students to Pfeiffer University
Stanly News & Press - 2016-08-23
The Ohio State University, North Carolina Agricultural & Technology State University, University of Mississippi Medical Center, University of South Carolina, Livingstone College, National Education Association (NEA), and more than 50 public and charter ...

North Carolina Police Kill Deaf Man After Chase
kneb.com - 2016-08-21
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA ... "At the request of the Highway Patrol, the State Bureau of Investigation is conducting an investigation into the shooting," the North Carolina Highway Patrol said in a statement. "All questions regarding ...

Drone being tested in North Dakota for use during disasters
Washington Times - 2016-08-23
"Apparently those wood poles stay warmer than the surroundings, so the infrared technology ... McCarten said the agriculture test program that began in May provided a "ready-made platform" for the Xcel study. North Dakota State University researcher ...

'Clinton is winning': Trump's trade rhetoric starting to fall flat in North Carolina
The Business Insider - 2016-08-22
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) syndication.ap.org ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton "owes the state of North Carolina a very big apology ... exploding alongside the university region's medical and technology businesses. Even the Asheville area ...

Hermes system takes flight during North Dakota field day
Government Security News - 2016-08-23
"Leveraging the experience of our parent company with the commercial insights of our partners, we bring advanced technology to ... has flown multiple precision agriculture flights. In collaboration with North Dakota State University and the Northern ...

Vance County farm family receives Farming Excellence Award
Henderson Daily Dispatch - 2016-09-10
with support from over fifteen agricultural businesses and services in Vance County. The Cooperative Extension Service is an outreach program of North Carolina A&T State University and North Carolina State University. Contact the writer at dirvine@ ...

Conference to highlight precision ag technology, business topics
Capital Press - 2016-09-09
Registration is being taken for an inaugural two-day conference in November that will educate growers on how to make the most out of new technology and ... and the California State University-Chico College of Agriculture to host the event.

Forest Service unleashes secret weapon on tree-killing beetles: wasps
Detroit Free Press - 2016-09-09
U.S. Forest Service entomologist Paul Merten hangs a piece of wood containing the larva of Parasitoid wasps to release them into the forest in an attempt to kill the Emerald Ash Borer along the Appalachian Trail at the North Carolina and Tennessee border ...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Gives Grants to 19 HBCUs
www.jbhe.com - 2016-09-09
The United States Department of Agriculture ... View A&M University in Texas. Other HBCUs receiving more than $1 million are Fort Valley State University in Georgia, Kentucky State University, Lincoln University in Missouri, North Carolina A&T State ...

John McLendon's Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Rights A Wrong
www.theshadowleague.com - 2016-09-09
"That was an insult," said Barnett, who was coached by McLendon at Tennessee Agricultural & Industrial State University ... inventor Dr. James Naismith at the University of Kansas, coached Jones at North Carolina College for Negroes, now North Carolina ...

USDA Announces $26M Investment to Spur Agricultural Innovation
agfax.com - 2016-09-09
Tennessee State University, ($792,504)-This 1890 Historically Black ... and water-quality concerns relating to the nursery industry (Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia). Resource Conservation District of Monterey ...

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