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27966
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North Carolina State University is planting hops to see if the crop can replace tobacco as a cash crop in the state. The research may also allow local beer makers to produce beer using locally grown hops. 10 varieties are being grown to look for disease resistant varieties. The history of the crop’s use in beermaking is detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 27, July 2010, p29 Periodical Website
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35992
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A true down homer was about more than just being born in a local town or having one’s name affiliated with a local building. What made Charlie Gray Sr. so included turning down job offers after graduation from North Carolina State College, so he could own a local grocery store. Being a down homer was also reflected in his promotion of education for the area. During his almost fifty year career as a school principal and teacher, he professed a hope for Hatteras Island to have a central accredited high school.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 3 Issue 3, July 1976, p72-77
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38216
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The promise of better food through science was recognized in two initiatives promising to generate growth in jobs, markets for farmers, and manufacturing. One was the Plant Sciences Initiative, the other the Food Processing Innovation Center. Collectively, they promised to produce greater crop numbers, pioneer crop varieties, and lower farm animals’ feed expense. Collectively, they may also help to assure the supply of food needed to feed the world’s population, projected to be 9.6 billion by 2050.
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34889
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The United States is the world’s leading blueberry producer, the roots of which lie in North Carolina. In 1940’s Pender County, a farmer named Harold Graham Huntington worked with NC State University biologists in order to create disease-resistant strains of blueberry. Huntington’s farm helped lay the foundation for the blueberry industry in the United States.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2017, p32-35, il, por Periodical Website
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30617
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North Carolina invests in Transportation and Workforce development to support manufacturers. Improvements to the states rail and air shipping infrastructure supports the logistical needs of manufacturers, while programs like NCSU's Industry Expiation Service offer training and consulting to companies aiming to grow.
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34638
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In this interview, Dr. Maria DeGuzman, professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, reflects on her “outlier” status and how it has affected her work. After being born in Spain, her family moved to South Carolina and then to North Carolina. She is also the Director of Latina/o Studies, the first one in the southeast United States.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 22 Issue 1, 2013, p62-72, il, por, f Periodical Website
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30918
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Creating Value Practicum was created by the Center for Innovation Management Studies, an academic-industry partnership within the Poole College of Management at NCSU.
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35915
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Illustrated were aspiring political cartoonists such as John Pope, UNC-G; Gene Dees, NC State; Dan Brady, UNC-CH; Chuck Wojtkiewkz, Duke. As for their collective source of inspiration, highlighted was two time Pulitzer winner and creator of the “Shoe” comic, Jeff MacNelly.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 2, Feb 1981, p34-35
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590
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North Carolina State University leads researchers in solving the hazardous waste disposal crisis.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 48 Issue 10, Oct 1990, p12-15, il
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36086
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Among the firsts that ECU may claim: offering online proctoring for students from all sixteen higher education institutions in the UNC system. Perhaps this was not surprising, though, given its renown as a co-pioneer in Distance Education in North Carolina.
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3684
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Larry Monteith will retire in August, 1998, as chancellor of N.C. State University. Among his accomplishments are the Engineering Graduate Research Center and the Campaign for N.C. State Students, a plan to raise $80 million for 2,000 academic scholarships.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 6, June 1998, p8-11, por
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37165
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With the same theme as another article found in this edition, Susan Stafford Kelly' “Diamond Guys," this article profiles fifteen businesses in North Carolina owned by the same families. Included were Raleigh’s York Properties, established 1910; Hickory’s Keever’s Key and Repair Service, founded 1920; Salisbury’s Beaver Brothers, established 1911; Windsor’s Bertie County Peanuts, founded 1915.
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18432
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Prestage Farms, located in Clinton, recently donated ten million dollars to North Carolina State University. Donated money will aid in maintenance and upgrades to the University's poultry science building. Accepting this donation is controversial after a 2012 reported on abuse and neglect of animals on the Prestage Farms.
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Through the Humanities Extension Program, top North Carolina State University professors have taught literature, history, political and social issues to more than ten-thousand participants. The program creates new partnerships and builds on existing relationships between the college and communities across the state. The program consists of four-week seminar sessions, and is a cooperative effort with the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 17 Issue 4, Apr 1985, p10-11, por Periodical Website