PSI Profile: Chris Reberg-Horton, Platform Director for Resilient Agricultural Systems
The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative’s platform director for resilient agricultural systems shares thoughts on the position, the initiative, agriculture and NC State.
What’s Up With N.C. Hemp
With modern hemp production heading into its fifth growing season in North Carolina, what does the future hold for this crop? That’s a question that’s likely on the minds of over 1,500 licensed growers and others in the hemp industry —and the one we explore in this episode of Farms, Food, and You.
Outdoor Play: At Your Doorstep
Getting outside is good for kids’ health, education and relationships. An updated guide from NC State offers parenting strategies to help make it happen.
For the Next Agricultural Revolution, Look to the Microbiome
A national task force led by scientists with NC State ties says the plant microbiome could be key to unlocking the agricultural revolution needed to feed a fast-growing world population.
NC State Goes All Out to Support Hemp Growers
Amid booming consumer interest in CBD, NC State Extension and its research partners fill in the knowledge gap in a fast-growing agricultural industry.
Planting a Seed
NC State University celebrates the groundbreaking for a state-of-the-art Plant Sciences Building.
A ceremonial groundbreaking at NC State marks a new chapter in the university’s efforts to accelerate plant-related research, train the next generation of plant scientists and help farmers put problem-solving discoveries to work.
USDA-ARS plant breeder and geneticist at NC State helps soybean farmers overcome drought as they push for higher yields.
From the Lab and Greenhouse to Farmers’ Fields
New soybean research with roots in the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative aims to protect the crop from climate change.
From Mozambique to Williams Hall: An A-maizing Partnership
Program connects NC State agricultural science mentors to emerging scholars, such as Hamilton Chiango, in developing and middle-income countries throughout the world.