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.
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From farms to urban markets, through community centers and schools, The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University equips residents across the state with the research-based expertise and information that helps them become healthier, more productive and more profitable. Check out our annual multimedia report, Solutions for North Carolina, with stories of how we’re helping North Carolinians renew their lives and their futures.
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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Vance County growers Louis and Magnolia Williams were named the 2015 North Carolina Small Farmers of the Year by The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University during ceremonies Wednesday on the campus. The couple and their LouMag Enterprises were lauded for 41-years of farm production, including row crops of watermelon, sweet potatoes and other vegetables, as well as extending their growing season into fall by using high-tunnel hoop structures, selling at farmers markets, and for transplant production.