Stevia and Organic Agriculture Assistantships
Competitive assistantships are available in the Department of Horticultural Science program areas of research for outstanding candidates to a thesis-based master’s and doctoral programs.
Bridging the Workforce Gap: A Partnership Between Academia and Horticulture Industries
Horticultural Science students have wide-ranging interests and hopes for horticultural careers. We need a wide range of opportunities for them. We are developing a database of these opportunities to connect employers with student experiences.
Advancing Hemp Research
Pyxus International Inc. partners with NC State to optimize hemp production practices.
New Genetic Engineering Toolset Produces Better-Modified Plants Faster, Easier
NC State profs Anna Stepanova and Jose Alonso share a new set of genetic engineering tools that makes recombineering large plant genes faster and easier in a paper published in the journal Plant Cell. The toolset will improve the precision and reliability of fundamental plant science, which forms the foundation for innovations in pest resistance, yield increases and growing season extensions.
Veterans on the Farm
Two former military couples use their North Carolina Farm School experiences to introduce other veterans to opportunities in farming.
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.
Reducing Bacterial Diseases in Peppers
NC State is part of a multistate research project to reduce bacterial diseases in peppers.