JTI Partners with N.C. PSI to Advance Sustainability and Innovation in Agriculture
JTI Leaf Services has been a longtime partner of NC State in research, teaching and extension. Now they’re a partner in sustainability and innovation through the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative.
STEPping Up Phosphorus Research
NC State Soil Fertility Specialist Luke Gatiboni took over a longtime study that relied on traditional research technologies and methods. But as of last week, that work is set to get amplified at nearly every level.
From an early age, the concept of extension struck a chord with Richard Reich, especially after his father passed away at an early age. Now Reich and his wife, Marcia, honor their fathers – and NC State Extension – by supporting the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative.
Globally Recognized Agricultural Leader to Become First N.C. PSI Director
Adrian Percy, respected agricultural R&D leader, is set to become the first executive director of the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative. Percy says he was drawn to N.C. PSI for its strong potential to positively impact agriculture and society.
Faculty Focus: A Breed Apart
Amanda Hulse-Kemp crosses many fields, literally. As a USDA assistant professor in computational biology at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, she helps NC State plant and animal scientists elevate their research by incorporating some of the latest computational advances, data-based research methods, and tools.
Cathy Herring has played a key role in some of the greatest advances in agriculture, helping thousands of experiments—and research careers—slowly progress and take shape on a daily basis. Now, after nearly 40 years of service to NC State’s researchers, Herring says it’s time to step away and give others a chance to take over her…