Sep 13, 2023

USDA-ARS Breaks Ground on New Plant Improvement Facility on NC State University Campus

USDA-ARS breaks ground on a state-of-the-art plant improvement facility housing 30-40 experts from ARS and NC State who will conduct research on maize, soybean, wheat, cotton and peanuts.

Sep 11, 2023  |  Graduate Students

Ty Seely: Speedy Peanut Breeding

Master's student Ty Seely was recently awarded for his work under Jeff Dunne on speedy peanut breeding. Read how shortening generation time is accelerating variety improvement.

Jun 15, 2023

NC Peanut Field Day

Thursday, September 7  8:30am – 1:00pm Lewiston, NC

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.

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.

Sep 2, 2021

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Seminar Series

Dr. Maria Balota Professor of Crop Physiology at Virginia Tech will present a seminar entitled: “Peanut variety research at the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center”   ABSTRACT Cultivar selection plays an important role in maximizing peanut production. Created in […]

Oct 12, 2020  |  Student Spotlight

From Sunrise to Startups, Grad Students Plan Futures

CALS graduate students keep an eye on farming’s horizon. In labs and fields, they’re working to solve today’s problems and preparing to take on tomorrow’s challenges.

Aug 21, 2018

Southeastern North Carolina Peanut Field Day

Southeastern North Carolina Peanut Field Day September 11 10 am Border Belt Tobacco Research Station 86 Border Belt Drive Whiteville, NC

Jun 29, 2018

Peanut Field Day

Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Peanut Belt Research Station, 112 Research Station Lane, Lewiston-Woodville, NC

Mar 26, 2018

PhD Exit Seminar Announcement

“Improving Resistance to Multiple Diseases in Peanut Using Traditional and Molecular Breeding Methods”    Wesley Hancock Under the direction of Dr. Thomas Isleib   Friday, March 30, 2018 9:00 AM 2405 Williams Hall