NC State, UNC Collaborate on Microbiome Project
With a new grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NC State University are working together to better understand how communities of microbes influence disease transmission.
Raulston Inducted into Raleigh Hall of Fame
The late J.C. Raulston, who founded the university arboretum bearing his name, was among eight individuals recently inducted into the Raleigh Hall of Fame.
Whipker Wins National Award
An NC State University professor who’s an internationally acclaimed expert in the fields of plant growth regulators and plant nutrition recently won the Society of American Florists’ Alex Laurie Award.
Plant Puts Up a Big Stink at NC State University
NC State’s corpse flower recently bloomed, sending out not just a big flower – one of the largest in the plant kingdom – but a big stink as well.
NC State to Study Economic Value of Improving Water Quality
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that NC State University is one of six universities awarded a total of $4.8 million in funding to work with local communities to better understand the economic value of water quality.
Scientist Honored for Work in Pakistan
For their work on a five-year project to enhance Pakistan’s wheat productivity, Marshall and others in the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Foreign Agricultural Service received the 2016 Abraham Lincoln Honor Award in global food security.
Carter Leads Collaboration for High-Yielding, Drought-Resistant Soybeans
Only a day of rain could bring Dr. Tommy Carter in from the research fields to his greenhouse on NC State University’s campus. This persevering dedication is largely responsible for his success in the research partnership that has resulted in the first drought-resistant soybean cultivar.
Project Promises New, Sustainable Tools for Fight Against Stink Bug
U.S. specialty crop growers will benefit from a new $3.7 million grant won by NC State University to find sustainable control options for the invasive brown marmorated stink bug.
Student Spotlight: Entrepreneur Builds Steam at NC State
From an early age, Ben Alig has taken an entrepreneurial approach to life. Now, he’s a junior studying poultry science and agribusiness management at NC State University, having come through the university’s unique STEAM program.
Gates Grant Helps NC State Solve Molecular Mysteries
The effort to defeat a key African food crop disease gets a boost from a $2.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.