More Than PB and Hay: The Value of Peanuts in North Carolina
North Carolina is the fifth-largest peanut-producing state and specializes in the aesthetically fancy Virginia market type, which is mostly used in-shell or as cocktail snacking nuts after shelling.
Gathering Energy: New Faculty Reflect the Changing Needs of Agriculture
In response to the dynamic interplay of agriculture and the environment, we welcome four new faculty to expand our teaching, research, and Extension capabilities in climate-smart farming.
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.
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).
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.
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!
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.
Who is the HortPack?
The HortPack is NC State's national top-ten ranking collegiate landscaping team comprised of two and four-year students from Horticultural Science and Crop and Soil Sciences. NC State hosts the 2022 national competition next week.
Fiber Hemp: Haute or Hype?
NC State researchers are evaluating new regionally-appropriate fiber hemp varieties as an alternative textile crop well-suited to a burgeoning industry.
Kuraparthy Awarded For Cotton Improvement Research
For his exceptional contributions to cotton genetics understanding and plant improvement, Vasu Kuraparthy, received the Cotton Genetics Research Award from the National Cotton Council of America.