Clemson University is home to a new center for the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) and will serve in a national leadership capacity co-managing the operations and enabling the implementation of the initiative. John Morgan, NBCI director shared, “after 28 years, the NBCI is coming back to where it started. … Clemson University’s vision for science, education and outreach coupled with an enthusiasm for growing the NBCI were a perfect fit.”
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Ribbon Ceremony to Celebrate the Farm Pavilion  In honor of the opening of the new Extension and Research Farm Pavilion, a ribbon ceremony was held at North Carolina A&T State University Farm on McConnell Road. The 17,000 square foot pavilion includes an auditorium, laboratories, demonstration kitchen, a 50-person classroom and a 400-person conference room for the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences department. The project is worth $5 million, and it is funded by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. North Carolina A&T and North Carolina State University established a research partnership in 2012 to help with agricultural programs and supporting small-scale farmers in North Carolina. For more information, read The A&T Register article.N.C. A&T hosts Ribbon Ceremony