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Mar 7, 2022

YFCS Faculty Member Publish Research on Grocery Purchasing Habits among Rural and Urban Residents

Dr. Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, a YFCS faculty member, with colleagues from University of Kentucky, University of Tennessee and New York University were recently published in the journal International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 

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Mar 1, 2022

AEE Faculty Members Publish Research on Meaningful Collaboration between Agricultural Education and Environmental Education Frameworks

Dr. Travis Park and Dr. Wendy Warner, AEE Faculty members, with colleagues from the College of Natural Resources and Penn State were recently published in the journal Environmental Education Research. 

Dec 7, 2021

Faculty Publish Research on Students in Ag Access Programs

Barbara Kirby, Travis Park Wendy Warner, with a colleague from Wake County Public Schools, were recently published in the journal NACTA. 

belltower in autumn

Dec 6, 2021

The Challenges of Underrepresented Students in AgEd Programs

Faculty members Joy Morgan and Wendy Warner, along with an AHS doctoral student, were recently published in the journal JAE. 

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Nov 2, 2021

Addressing the Challenges of Extension Educators

AEE faculty member Koralalage Jayaratne, with colleagues from the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, were recently published in the journal MDPI. 

Nov 1, 2021

AEE Doctoral Student Wins Award at the 2021 CFSAN Honor Awards

Doctoral student Jodi Riedel, wins at the 2021 CFSAN Honor Awards with a collaborative effort of teachers across the country. 

Feb 10, 2017

Greater Good” Award to Boost Sweet Potato Research

A plan to shed more light on the complicated genetics of the sweet potato has garnered two NC State University scientists an Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Award from the genomics company Illumina. Dr. Craig Yencho and Bode Olukolu of the Department of Horticultural Science have received a donation of Illumina sequencing reagents to use in two projects: One… 

Arboretum gate in November in the early afternoon

Dec 22, 2016

JC Raulston Arboretum’s New Grand Entrance Open Every Day of the Year

The JC Raulston Arboretum recently celebrated the addition of a one-of-a-kind Japanese Maple to its collection of 265 trees – and this maple comes in the form of a 16-foot-tall shining stainless steel pedestrian gate. Director and Curator of Collections Mark Weathington, a group of landscape architects, many volunteers, board members and donors have anxiously anticipated the… 

Doctor Luping Qu is breeding new hop varieties

Dec 20, 2016

Maturing South Atlantic Hop Industry is Topic for March Conference

When it comes to producing hops, an important beer ingredient, the South Atlantic is maturing – so much so that an annual conference focused on the industry will be much more “homegrown” than it has ever been, featuring growers and researchers from North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. Organizers expect about 150 people for the South Atlantic… 

A broad normal cotton leaf compared to an okra-shaped cotton leaf.

Dec 20, 2016

Scientists Crack the Genetic Code Determining Leaf Shape in Cotton

Any child who has assembled a leaf collection can prove that plants come with an astounding array of leaf shapes, and researchers know that this variation can mean big differences in a farmer’s bottom line. Now, a new discovery gives plant breeders key genetic information they need to develop crop varieties that make the most…