Stories From 2019

Nov 8, 2019

Veterans on the Farm

Two former military couples use their North Carolina Farm School experiences to introduce other veterans to opportunities in farming.

Nov 5, 2019

Toward a Better Harvest: Cutting Farm-Level Food Loss

New measurement methods developed at NC State University give farmers a better understanding of how much edible and marketable produce they could be losing at season’s end – and how that affects their bottom line.

Nov 3, 2019

Reducing Bacterial Diseases in Peppers

NC State is part of a multistate research project to reduce bacterial diseases in peppers.

Oct 30, 2019

Candy Orr Honored for Leadership in Agricultural Health and Safety

Candy Orr has devoted her 24-year career to ensuring the safety and well-being of those she works with. She was recognized for her safety leadership with an award from NC State and Eastman Chemical Company.

Oct 18, 2019

A Different Kind of Gardening: Ph.D. Student Brandon Huber

Brandon Huber, a Ph.D. student in Horticultural Sciences grows large plants competitively and will placing his plants in the upcoming NC State Fair horticulture competition.

Oct 17, 2019

Addressing Mental Health

The Counseling Center and the Department of Horticultural Science co-host Flourish, a program that allows students to decompress through gardening and time in nature.

Oct 2, 2019

NC State Goes All Out to Support Hemp Growers

Amid booming consumer interest in CBD, NC State Extension and its research partners fill in the knowledge gap in a fast-growing agricultural industry.

Sep 27, 2019

Linton Accepts Nomination to FDA Science Board

CALS’ dean to serve on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s science board, a committee that counsels the FDA commissioner on complex technical and scientific issues.

Sep 26, 2019

Werner Honored for Teaching and Ornamental Plant Breeding Excellence

Dennis (Denny) Werner is the recipient of the Rutgers Gardens 2019 Hamilton Award, in honor of his numerous contributions to the horticulture industry, plant breeding and excellence in teaching.

Sep 26, 2019

Homegrown: Vermicompost Makes Your Garden Grow

Dig in with Rhonda Sherman, solid waste specialist with NC State Extension, as she sheds light on the subterranean spoils that await in this In the Garden segment.