plant breeding

Sep 8, 2021

Crop and Soil Science Seminar – Dr. Jeffrey Dunne

Dr. Jeffrey Dunne Assistant Professor of Peanut Breeding, Crop and Soil Sciences Implementation of Marker-Assisted Breeding Strategies in Peanut Breeding Wed Sep 29, 2021 3:30pm – 5pm This is a  Zoom seminar

Jul 12, 2021  |  Impact

Seeding Success with NC Crop Improvement

In 1929 the North Carolina legislature responded to frustrated farmers by creating the NC Crop Improvement Association to address truth in agricultural seed labeling.

May 24, 2021  |  Research

Turfgrass Research Aims to Improve NC Roadsides

NC State researchers are comparing the establishment methods and economic viability of roadside zoysiagrass for NCDOT to reduce management costs. 

Apr 27, 2021  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Greta Rockstad

We recently caught up with Greta Rockstad, a turfgrass crop science graduate student, to learn about her research and future plans.

Feb 9, 2021

On-line Seminar: Dr. Paul Murphy – The Apple Never Falls Far From the Tree

Dr. Paul Murphy Department of Crop and Soil Sciences   The Apple Never Falls Far From the Tree ABSTRACT I was raised in a community for which the advent of social media actually decreased the public exposure of private lives, […]

Jan 22, 2021  |  Scholarships and Awards

Applications Open for Borlaug Scholarship for Plant Breeding

Apply for the Borlaug Scholarship, founded by the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB). The program is seeking upper-level undergraduate and advanced graduate students attending school in the United States.

May 22, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

Preserving Plant Progress

Wayne Holder and his team have wisely and effectively followed safety best practices to ensure the health and safety of the team and the plants. We are thankful for Wayne and the entire Method Road staff for their often behind-the-scenes work to make our breeding programs possible.

Apr 27, 2020  |  Research

University Scientists Grow Water Savings with Drought-Tolerant Turfgrass

A network of turfgrass researchers from six major universities, led by NC State, is reducing our lawn's irrigation needs with drought-tolerant turfgrasses that are attractive and healthy with minimal water.

Jul 24, 2019

Biennial Plant Breeding Symposium

February 6, 2020, 8am-5:30pm Location TBA  

Feb 3, 2020  |  Degree Programs

9 Reasons To Choose A College Major in Turfgrass

Do you enjoy working outdoors, creating beautiful surroundings, analyzing environmental plant responses, or growing high-value crops?  A yes to any of these means a career in turfgrass management might be for you.