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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 ...

Seoul: North Korea's 5th nuke test "fanatic recklessness"
KFVS12 - 2016-09-09
This has definitely put on a higher level (the North's) technology ... state and federal education spending Brock Turner leaves jail, gets hate mail for sexual assault Brock Turner leaves jail, gets hate mail for sexual assault A former Stanford University ...

150 Sustainability and Environmental Masters Degrees
thegreenmarketoracle.com - 2016-09-10
Duke University Fuqua School of Business 12. San Francisco State University College of Business 14. University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler School ... Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business 25. Portland State University School ...

Newsmakers: Millersville University names director of housing and residential programs
Central Penn Business Journal - 2016-09-09
He has an industrial technology degree from Millersville University ... counseling and rehabilitation counselor education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Caskey Group of York named Mariah Hertz a web/data integration ...

Gates Grant Helps NC State Solve Molecular Mysteries
Press Release Point - 2016-09-09
Researchers at NC State will work with their colleagues at the Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute ... students from Rutgers and Auburn universities as well as North Carolina A&T State University, MARI and the BecA-ILRI, or Biosciences eastern ...

USDA allots $26M to spur Ag innovation
Agri Pulse - 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 ...

NCSU Libraries Launch Wolfpack Citizen Science Challenge
Library Journal - 2016-09-08
Teams of North Carolina State University (NCSU) students ... explained Debbie Currie, collection manager for Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. In addition to Currie, Karen Ciccone, director of the Natural Resources Library, and Heidi Tebbe ...

NC State gets $45 million grant for plant research
The News & Observer - 2016-08-12
N.C. State University has received ... The facility is for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative, a partnership between the university and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The goal is to make North Carolina a global center ...

Top 50 associate degrees: agriculture, agricultural operations, and related sciences.
thefreelibrary.com - 2016-09-26
TOP 50 ASSOCIATE DEGREES: Agriculture, Agricultural Operations, and Related ... Year Institutions 1 North Carolina State University at N.C. 130 Raleigh 5 Morrisville State College N.Y. 118 6 SONY College of AgricuRure and N.Y. 77 Technology at Cobleskill ...

Jianmei Yu - Researcher, North Carolina A&T State University by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
soundcloud.com - 2016-06-29
North Carolina A&T State University researcher, Jianmei Yu, discusses a breakthrough discovery, funded in part by USDA, to reduce allergens in peanuts by 98-100%. Users who like Jianmei Yu - Researcher, North Carolina A&T State University Users who ...

Shoulders Claims Three National Awards at Agricultural Education Conference
University of Arkansas - 2016-06-29
It was co-authored by Shoulders, Bumpers College coordinator of the agricultural systems technology management program Don Johnson and Jim Flowers from North Carolina State University. The Outstanding Innovative Idea poster is "Owl Pellets: Regurgitating ...

Pig manure paves road to sustainable asphalt
National Science Foundation - 2016-06-26
With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), civil engineer Ellie Fini and a team at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (NCA&T) State University have designed ... partners have filed patents on the technology and set up a company called ...

13 universities calling for increased federal investment in agricultural research
AG Week - 2016-06-20
"However, the science behind agriculture and food production is starved ... Massachusetts Institute of Technology, North Carolina State University, Purdue University, Stanford University, Tuskegee University, University of Florida, University of Nebraska ...

2015 Environmental Awards Winners
raleighnc.gov - 2016-06-15
and North Carolina State University student Eric Rizzo also received a Youth Award for his leadership in environmental and social issues and for inspiring others to become actively involved. Emerging Business/Technology Award - David B. Wells, P.G., for ...

"Above Average NC A & T"
www.tripadvisor.com - 2016-08-23
Campus visit to the college was for Senior Art Portfolio. The Gallery corridor displaying the student artwork was ample and allowed enough room for overflow space upstairs. Additionally, another area displayed rotating exhibits was very educational ...

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