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.

Solutions for North Carolina 2017

Learn more about how Cooperative Extension at A&T is working with the state's residents to open doors of opportunity in the 2017 edition of Solutions for North Carolina.

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.

Robeson County grower Lucius Epps is the 2017 North Carolina Small Farmer of the Year as chosen by The Cooperative Extension Program at A&T

 

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N.C. A&T Scientist Patents Additional Cancer-Fighting Compounds

Dr. Shengmin Sang, a food scientist with N.C. A&T State University, has received another patent for compounds comprising aspirin and ginger derivatives that have shown promise for preventing and treating cancer.

Private Support at N.C. A&T Charted Record, Expanded Endowment in FY2017

Donors to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University stepped up at a record level in Fiscal Year 2017 with gifts of $14.7 million, a high watermark for A&T that represents a 56 percent jump over the previous year.

Fall Speaker Series at N.C. A&T to Feature Former Obama Administration Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett

N.C. A&T State University will welcome Valerie Jarrett, longest-serving senior adviser to former President Barack Obama, as the keynote speaker for the fall Chancellor’s Speaker Series, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in the Alumni Foundation Event Center.