Research

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.

Oct 25, 2021  |  Research

Plant Breeding AI Gets Schooled in New Student Competition

If Hillsborough Street glowed a bit brighter recently, it might have been from the collective mental energy focused on NC State and USDA-ARS’s first Agricultural Technology Hackathon.

Sep 20, 2021  |  Research

Balancing Bioenergy Goals

Researchers at NC State are evaluating biomass crops and land-use strategies to help North Carolina growers assess and capitalize on bioenergy trends in an environmentally responsible way.

Aug 30, 2021  |  Research

Winter Wheat Scouting Takes Flight

NC State researchers successfully drone-identify early-stage Italian ryegrass in winter wheat allowing for wholistic weed management options.

Aug 5, 2021  |  Research

Sustainable Ag Hackers Wanted

 NC State and USDA-ARS are jointly hosting an ag tech student Hackathon October 9-10, 2021 to accelerate agricultural sustainability using computer vision, machine learning, and robotics.