School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

The School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (SAES) has a rich history of innovation and application of cutting-edge technology. From our pioneering Laboratory Animal Science and Landscape Architecture programs to our award-winning Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research programs, our faculty and staff serve today's needs while keeping an eye on the future.

Small Farms Field Day 2016

Register now for Small Farms Field Day, June 30 at the N.C. A&T State University Farm, 3136 McConnell Road. Demonstrations of heirloom tomatoes, goats, medicinal herbs, collards and more.

Since 1990, enrollment in the A&T School of Agriculture has increased by 75 percent. With programs and expertise in such areas as biotechnology, agricultural and biosystems engineering, natural resources management, waste management, and food microbiology, the A&T School of Agriculture grows concurrently with the demand for qualified graduates. Our four academic departments are the Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education; the Department of Animal Sciences; the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design. Within these departments, students will find a myriad of opportunities for classroom learning, research and field work.

Through our Agricultural Research Program and our Cooperative Extension Program, we are able to research issues of importance to North Carolina and also provide research-based outreach training to citizens across the state and around the world. Also through these active programs, students will find a myriad of opportunities for classroom learning, research and field work. 

We encourage you to explore all the academic possibilities that help prepare you to enter the local and international agricultural industry.

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N.C. A&T Professor Receives Multiple Engineering Awards

Dr. Salil Desai, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at North Carolina A&T State University was recently awarded the distinguished Chao and Trigger Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Outstanding Mid-Career Teaching Award by the American Society for Engineering Education in the manufacturing engineering division.

Aggie Athletics Mourns the Loss of Mel Swann

North Carolina A&T State University Athletics mourns the passing of former radio broadcaster for Aggies football and N.C. A&T Sports Hall of Fame member, Melvin C. Swann Jr., (Aug. 20, 1935-June 4, 2016).

Reduced-Pest Collards Featured at A&T Field Day

Collard connoisseurs rejoice. Researchers at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University are demonstrating environmentally friendly methods to reduce bugs on the greens, during the 15th annual Small Farms Field Day.

    

Sampson County growers Donnie and Alease Williams are the 2016 North Carolina Small Farmers of the Year as chosen by The Cooperative Extension Program at A&T.