College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

The College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) 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 College 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 College 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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A Conversation With President Barack Obama: Beyond Undefeated

Among a crowd of ambitious students, innovative faculty and staff, alumni and special guests, the 44th President of the United States sat down with ESPN’s Stan Verrett at North Carolina A&T State University for a conversation on sports, race and achievement.

Luncheon with Dan Gasby and B. Smith Hit’s Home with Caregivers

The Dan Gasby and B. Smith Alzheimer’s Luncheon hosted by North Carolina A&T State University’s Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s Aging and Community Health (COAACH), on Oct. 25 gained the attention and support of community leaders and partners, caregivers, university faculty and staff as well as world renown researchers.

N.C. A&T's Dean Graham to Keynote Fall Convocation

North Carolina A&T State University’s, Dr. Anthony Graham, dean of the College of Education, will deliver the keynote address during the annual Fall Convocation at 10 a.m.


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.