Research

Nov 7, 2022  |  Research

Breeding Peanut 3.0

Building on years of NC State research, peanut breeder Jeff Dunne is using wild species genetics to breed disease-resistant varieties in a crop with an inherent fault.

Aug 15, 2022  |  Research

NC State University Releases Sola™, the Newest St. Augustinegrass

NC State’s Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics program released Sola™, a new cultivar with improved characteristics, at the annual Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Field Day.

Jul 25, 2022  |  Research

When Crops Eat First: Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers for Improved Nitrogen Management

NC State researchers investigate if enhanced efficiency fertilizers (EEFs) could benefit both farm profitability and the environment.

Jul 12, 2022

Growing Efficiency in Greenhouses

Partnership results in improved energy efficiency in campus greenhouses

Jun 8, 2022  |  Extension

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.

Apr 4, 2022  |  Research

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).

Feb 28, 2022  |  Research

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.

Feb 16, 2022  |  Honors and Awards

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.

Feb 9, 2022  |  Research

Could NC Export Poop For Profit?

NC has more phosphorus from animal manure than our farms can use. NC State is partnering to evaluate a low-cost swine sludge dryer to reduce hog lagoon sludge and create farm revenue from exported fertilizer.

Nov 12, 2021  |  Research

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.