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Vertical farming, a space-saving approach to growing crops, is taking shape in a shipping container near campus under the watchful eye of horticultural scientist Ricardo Hernandez and his students.Read more
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Oct 27, 2020
NC State Teams Up with SAS and Microsoft to Predict Plant Disease and Tackle Food Recalls
The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative has teamed up with technology leaders SAS and Microsoft to predict plant disease and tackle food recalls. Several research teams will use cloud and internet of things (IoT) services from SAS and Microsoft for their interdisciplinary projects.
Technology and Challenges
Farmers face all sorts of challenges every day in the fields. What sorts of tech is the industry adopting to tackle these ever present issues?
Tidewater Research Station
The Tidewater Research Station hosts researchers focused on fish breeding for aquaculture; field crops, including Irish potatoes; livestock nutrition; and whole water and forest systems.
Leading the Way
Our agricultural research has a massive economic impact on rural North Carolina.
ROI: NC State Extension's work helps fuel the N.C. economy by delivering solutions directly into the hands of the state's citizens.
Nearly all CALS students with high-need degrees graduate with jobs that have salaries well above the state’s median income.