Fortifying Organic Growers With Agricultural Research
This month, North Carolina State University and Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) co-hosted their twelfth annual Organic Livestock and Commodities Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. CFSA’s farmer members provide input on requested conference topics. This year’s event included workshops following […]
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.
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.
A Nontraditional Path to Academic Success
Crop and Soil Sciences’ Jonathan Moore completes his bachelor’s degree in extension education and sets his sights on a master’s.
Groundtruthing Climate-Smart Grasslands
Extension faculty from North Carolina State University’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences have joined a network of 28 public and private partners to assist producers in implementing climate-smart grassland management strategies and to valuate the practices’ on-farm impact.
Connecting Field and Lab with an Eye Toward Extension
Duncan McSorley has spent the past year and a half interning in extension and the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative on his way to some day becoming an extension specialist.
Growing Efficiency in Greenhouses
Partnership results in improved energy efficiency in campus greenhouses
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.
NC State Turfgrass Releases Lobo™ Zoysiagrass
NC State's Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics program, under the direction of Susana Milla-Lewis, introduces Lobo™ Zoysiagrass, a drought-tolerant warm-season turfgrass for home and commercial landscapes.
New Sports Turf Management Book Levels the Playing Field
Turfgrass expert Grady Miller has co-authored a new, comprehensive guide to help Carolina sports field managers grow and maintain their athletic fields.