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.
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.
NC Peanut Field Day
Thursday, September 7 8:30am – 1:00pm Lewiston, NC
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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
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
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