tobacco

Nov 15, 2022  |  Graduate Students

Ph.D. Student Maggie Short: Looping Back To Tobacco

Doctoral student Maggie Short is working with NC State Tobacco Extension Specialist Matthew Vann to develop nitrogen and potassium fertility recommendations for a tobacco crop new to NC - cigar wrapper leaves. 

Nov 29, 2021  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Spencer Haroldson

You don't have to grow up on a farm to work in agriculture. Spencer Haroldson, a junior crop biotechnology major, is motivated to improve food security by solving biological issues. 

Oct 28, 2020  |  AgPackStrong!

Alumni Spotlight: Archie Griffin Plans Farm of the Future

What keeps Archie Griffin up at night? More often than not, it’s a foreboding sense that he may one day lose the farm that his grandfather started building in the 1960s.

Jul 8, 2020  |  Extension

2020 Tobacco Field Day Goes Virtual

The 2020 Tobacco Field Day will be held as a series of recorded expert presentations starting 7/13 suited to both growers and industry professionals. 

May 18, 2020  |  Grower Spotlight

Grower Spotlight: Pace Family Farms

Michelle Pace Davis is a sixth generation Johnston County farmer who has learned the importance of farm adaptability, ag education and customer connections. Part of her farm’s mission is to invite and to educate - including students from her alma mater.

Apr 6, 2020  |  Extension

Tobacco Planting Persists

North Carolina tobacco growers are experiencing a 1-2 punch from COVID-19 - both in market demand and production.  While tobacco isn’t a food crop, it does play an important role on many family farms and to NC’s farm economy - especially in rural areas.  NC State Extension is working with growers to connect the dots in this unusual planting season.

Oct 15, 2019  |  Honors and Awards

A Celebration of Innovation

10,091,963 was a number of prime importance in 2018.  It was the second patent number issued jointly to Drs. Ralph Dewey and Ramsey Lewis last year.