Department Members Recognized at APS Virtual Award Ceremony
Several members from NC State's Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology received awards in honor of their significant contributions to the science of plant pathology.
Rick Brandenburg Scores Cover of Carolina Greens
Rick Brandenburg has been finding ways to reduce the damage that insects cause to peanuts as well as to lawns, athletic fields, golf courses and other grassy areas. The impact of his turfgrass work recently earned him a spot on the cover of Carolina Greens magazine and the top honor bestowed by the magazine’s publisher.
A Tribute to the Late Benny Bloodworth
We lost a friend and colleague on July 22, when research specialist Benny Bloodworth passed away. Benny a member of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology and based at the Horticultural Crops Research Station in Castle Hayne.
This year’s berry crops yielded lessons in adaptability for Extension experts. They weighed strawberries in the garage, delivered masks to farms, connected via technology and never stopped listening.
ENT 491/591/791 – 002 – Open for Enrollment
Insects display a range of pathogenic and mutualistic interactions that are rarely encountered elsewhere in the natural world.
DEPP Attends APS Southern Division Meeting
DEPP members attended The American Phytopathological Society Southern Division meeting in Charleston, SC in February.
Ojiambo Named as University Faculty Scholar
Professor Peter Ojiambo was selected as one of 24 early- and mid-career faculty members who are recognized for their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through teaching, scholarship and service.
The Buzz About Native Bees
Hannah Levenson, a graduate student, is studying how much state-mandated pollinator plots at North Carolina research stations support native bee populations.
Villani and Waldvogel Awarded
Dr. Sara Villani and Dr. Mike Waldvogel were recently recognized for their extension efforts.
2019 ESA Annual Meeting Awards
Three NC State Entomology graduate students received awards at the annual ESA meeting in St. Louis, MO.