Viewing: Ag Voices

Tenita Solantol, owner and operator of Green Panda Farms, delivers microgreens to the Bulldega Urban Market in Durham.

Urban and small farms are a big part of the fabric of North Carolina’s agriculture industry

By on March 20, 2017

To celebrate N.C. A&T State University Small Farms Week, March 19-25, we are highlighting urban farmer Tenita Solanto from Raleigh. Staff from the NCDA&CS Small Farm Program works with small, urban and limited-resource farmers like Solanto, helping them access resources

Ag Voices: College internships

By on February 20, 2013

Our Ag Voices series focuses on young people preparing for a career in agriculture. The series highlights what the students are learning in the classroom and how they plan to apply those lessons to future challenges in the agriculture industry

Ag Voices: An Ode to Bledsoe

By on January 28, 2013

Joshua Bledsoe, the NC FFA state agricultural education leader, was recently named chief operating officer of the National FFA Organization. Bledsoe will assume his new duties in Indianapolis in February. Our Ag Voices students have had the chance to work

Ag Voices: Students talk classes, farm bill and student teaching

By on December 12, 2012

Our Ag Voices series focuses on young people preparing for a career in agriculture. The series highlights what the students are learning in the classroom and how they plan to apply those lessons to future challenges in the agriculture industry

Ag Voices: Summer update from Alycia McLamb

By on August 22, 2012

Alycia McLamb and the other students in our Ag Voices series are now back at N.C. State for the start of their junior year. McLamb recently sent us this post about her experience this summer working for a seed company,

Ag Voices: Summer Update

By on July 30, 2012

Matt Currin, a participant in our Ag Voices series, has spent the summer learning more about North Carolina’s green industry as a full-time landscaper. In addition, he has volunteered with a summer camp, worked on his family farm and prepared

Ag Voices: Daniel Alvey participates in I-CAL Program

By on June 20, 2012

Daniel Alvey, a participant in our Ag Voices series, was one of 12 college students chosen to participate in the International Collegiate Agricultural Leadership Program, sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council. He recently returned from a two-week agricultural education trip

Ag Voices: Summer Plans

By on May 2, 2012

Our Ag Voices series focuses on young people preparing for a career in agriculture. The series highlights what the students are learning in the classroom and how they plan to apply those lessons to future challenges in the agriculture industry.

Ag Voices: Value of Agricultural Education

By on February 22, 2012

Our Ag Voices series focuses on young people preparing for a career in agriculture. The series highlights what the students are learning in the classroom and how they plan to apply those lessons to future challenges in the agriculture industry.

Ag Voices: Daniel Alvey

By on December 15, 2011

A few weeks ago, we checked in with the three N.C. State University students participating in our Ag Voices series as they finished up the first semester of their sophomore year. This week, we’ll post updates from Matt Currin, Alycia