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.

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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Aggie Stadium to be Renamed BB&T Stadium

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Aggie Stadium, home to the reigning historically black college and university (HBCU) football national champions and track teams that have won seven conference championships over the past two years, will be renamed BB&T Stadium, thanks to a significant gift from the banking and financial services corporation, officials announced today.

N.C. A&T Professor Partners with Greensboro Parks & Rec, Hayes-Taylor on Edible Garden

An N.C. A&T State University adjunct faculty member, a community advocate, Hayes-Taylor YMCA and North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Guilford County have partnered with Greensboro Parks and Recreation to create the edible community garden program at Gateway Gardens.

N.C. A&T Snags Nominations for 11 Categories in 2018 HBCU Awards

In the eighth year of its awards gala, HBCU Digest has announced nominations for N.C. A&T State University in 11 categories for the 2018 HBCU (historically black colleges and universities) Awards.