Khara Greiger to Co-Lead USDA/NIFA Grant on Genetic Engineering and Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture
Congratulations to Khara and collaborators for their grant on, “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Evaluate Societal Implications and Foster Sustainability of Genetic Engineering and Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture.”
Updates From Our 2021 Bee Hoteliers
Participants from the 2021 Bee Hotel Build-a-Long share the results from installing their bee hotels over the summer.
$4 million used to rehouse endangered mussels in path of I-540 extension project
This conservation effort lead by Greg Cope et al. will help preserve mussel diversity – and keep our waters clean.
Greg Cope Recognized With Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society’s Meritorious Service Award
Congratulations to Greg Cope for being recognized with the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society's Meritorious Service Award.
North Carolina Agromedicine Institute Recognized with National Designation
The institute’s efforts to provide health care and safety training to farmers, foresters, fishermen, and their families were recognized at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ Commission on Economic and Community Engagement.
Magic at 64.4 Degrees: Science, Serendipity, and Farmed Striped Bass
“Our new method simplifies the whole spawning process,” Reading says. “Now, you don’t need two species on site. You also don’t need the hormones, which are expensive, require a prescription from a veterinarian, and are much more technically difficult to work with. Compare all that to just putting fish in a tank now and letting nature go to work.
Spring 2021 Fermentology Line-Up
Register now for the spring line-up of Fermentology mini-seminars and live Q&As with experts in fermented foods!
Farmed Striped Bass Without Hormones Or The Price-tag
Ben Reading and pals have developed a method for farming striped bass more efficiently and less expensively, without hormones.
Ask an Ecologist: Do Monarch Butterflies Overwinter in North Carolina?
Elsa helps out Tamsin with her question about a late-season monarch she spotted in her garden.
Tips for Giving a Great Online Presentation
Investing time practicing the new art form of delivering a great online presentation is more important than ever, and this means rethinking how we use online conferencing software and taking advantage of new tools to engage our audiences.