Students Win Travel Awards
Emily Meyers, Camilo Parada and Nathan Miller won student travel awards for oral or poster presentations to the American Phytopathological Society meeting in Tampa in August.
NC State Plant Pathologists Win APS Awards
Four members of NC State's Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology won American Phytopathological Society Awards for 2016.
Munster Wins Pride of Wolfpack Award
Plant Disease Diagnostician Mike Munster won the award for writing the recently published “Diseases and Disorders” chapter of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Gardener Handbook.
Whipker Wins National Award
An NC State University professor who’s an internationally acclaimed expert in the fields of plant growth regulators and plant nutrition recently won the Society of American Florists’ Alex Laurie Award.
Plant Puts Up a Big Stink at NC State University
NC State’s corpse flower recently bloomed, sending out not just a big flower – one of the largest in the plant kingdom – but a big stink as well.
NC State Wins $1.5 Million CDC Grant to Combat Obesity
Efforts to combat obesity in eastern North Carolina just got a big boost, thanks to a new $1.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
NC State to Study Economic Value of Improving Water Quality
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that NC State University is one of six universities awarded a total of $4.8 million in funding to work with local communities to better understand the economic value of water quality.
Get the Scoop! New Howling Cow Flavor to Debut at N.C. State Fair
Does it have chocolate? Is it fruit-based? Crunchy? Swirly? Get a sneak peek of Howling Cow’s new ice cream flavor, created exclusively for the N.C. State Fair!
Scientist Honored for Work in Pakistan
As scientists worldwide raced to create breeding lines that would tolerate a fungal disease that that was decimating crops in Africa, Dr. David Marshall worried about Pakistan, where wheat was the leading crop – and where resistance to the disease was nearly nonexistent. For his work, Marshall received the 2016 Abraham Lincoln Honor Award in global food security from USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Carter Leads Collaboration for High-Yielding, Drought-Resistant Soybeans
Only a day of rain could bring Dr. Tommy Carter in from the research fields to his greenhouse on NC State University’s campus. This persevering dedication is largely responsible for his success in the research partnership that has resulted in the first drought-resistant soybean cultivar.