Stories From Mar 2023
10 CALS Faculty Named 2022-23 Goodnight Early Career Innovators
The program recognizes and rewards promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education.
Fortifying Organic Growers With Agricultural Research
In March, North Carolina State University and the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) co-hosted their twelfth annual Organic Livestock and Commodities Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Open Sesame Seeds
For a farmer interested in trying a new crop, a trial run is anything but free. If a crop fails, there’s a real financial consequence. In this Food, Farms & You podcast, alternative crops Extension specialist David Suchoff talks about opportunities in sesame.
Study: Cover Crops Help Mitigate Farmer Losses
Results suggest cover crops can keep soil drier and healthier, allowing Midwestern farmers to plant cash crops after flooding.
Stowe Leads Soybean Research, WolfPack Alumni and Two Budding Farmers
An undergrad internship in plant breeding propelled Katherine Stowe to become the first director of a soybean consortium uniting farmers with government and private industry to yield better outcomes for the plant and its byproducts.
In N.C., It Should Probably Be ‘No Mow March’
An NC State turfgrass expert explains the importance of mowing for weed control and promoting healthy grass.
SunGrains Collective Sets The Model For Collaborative Plant Breeding
Small grains breeder Paul Murphy is a founding member of a multi-university breeding program that has become the model for larger producing regions and even other crops.