Stories From 2022

May 2, 2022  |  Student Groups

NC State Takes 2nd in National Collegiate Soils Contest

NC State's Soil Judging Team placed second overall in the 2022 Collegiate Soil Judging Competition held at The Ohio State University.

Apr 25, 2022

NC State Announces 2021-22 Goodnight Early Career Innovators

NC State announced its 2021-22 class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators today. This program recognizes and rewards promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. The 25 faculty selected will receive $22,000 ­for each of the next three years to support their scholarship and research endeavors.

Apr 21, 2022

How TJ Jones Transformed from Naval Cook to Future Turfgrass Manager

Set to graduate in December 2022, TJ Jones’s journey reveals a hopeful message that following your inner compass can lead to a greater sense of purpose and fulfillment.

Apr 19, 2022

Four International Agribusiness Titans Commit to Collaborative Work in NC State University Plant Sciences Building

Bayer, BASF, SAS and Novozymes have agreed to collaborate with NC State University researchers at the new Plant Sciences Building, a leading-edge facility at the heart of the university’s N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative.

Apr 4, 2022  |  Research

New Hemp Research Consortium Taps David Suchoff To Lead

David Suchoff was named director of a new multi-university Hemp Research Consortium, initially funded by the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR).

Mar 28, 2022  |  Student Groups

HortPack Wins Third in National Landscape Competition

NC State’s HortPack won third place at the 2022 National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) held on campus last week.

Mar 25, 2022  |  Gifts and Awards

Thank You Day of Giving Friends!

Thank you to our faculty and friends for contributing over $8,700 to our department on Day of Giving!

Mar 22, 2022

Introducing a New Generation to Agriculture: AGI Welcomes Recruiter Kaylee Gabriel

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and the Agricultural Institute (AGI) are increasing their efforts to expand awareness of their two-year degree programs. AGI recently brought on alumna Kaylee Gabriel whose role focuses on enhancing recruitment efforts and boosting student enrollment at the institute. The new position gives the institute greater leverage to…

Mar 16, 2022

The (Turf)grass is Always Greener on the Other Side

If a whiff of fresh cut grass makes you start humming “Take me out to the ball game,” then you’re either itching for spring training, passionate about turf grass management, or both.

Mar 14, 2022  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Antonio Tranquilino

Antonio Tranquilino is a two-year NC State student majoring in Turfgrass Management and Horticultural Science Management to multiply his landscape career prospects.