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graduate students playing bingo

Nov 21, 2022

Bonding Through Bingo with GSAs

NC State’s crop and soil sciences graduate student association provides small group events for students seeking friendship, networking and connection. 

Sidney Suits at Duke Gardens Wellness Day

Nov 14, 2022

A Wellness Day with Horticultural Science

For NC State Wellness Day, Horticultural Science created its own hub of mental health activities on campus and beyond. There are also several ways to continue to relax and rewind on an ongoing basis. 

Sweet APPS team

Nov 7, 2022

Sweet-APPS Yielding Sweet Success

From deploying innovative sensors to creating productive relationships with stakeholders, the Sweetpotato Analytics for Produce Provenance and Scanning project has had a rewarding first two years. 

Red fireworks light up the sky above the Belltower as an explosive end to Packapalooza 2022.

Oct 27, 2022

2021-22 Awards and Honors

NC State faculty, staff, students and alumni garnered significant recognition for their accomplishments over the past year. Here are a few highlights. 

Melinda Knuth

Oct 26, 2022

Knuth Named the American Floral Endowment’s First Young Professional Advisor

The American Floral Endowment names Melinda Knuth as the new Young Professionals Council (YPC) advisor to its board of directors 

Sweetpotato Team Wolfpack Hands

Oct 25, 2022

Craig Yencho and Ken Pecota Honored with the Innovator of the Year Award

Craig Yencho and Ken Pecota of the Sweetpotato Breeding and Genetics Programs were both honored with the Innovator of the Year award. 

two bushels of apples in an orchard

Oct 18, 2022

Your Guide to North Carolina Apples

Apple picking season is here, and there’s no better time to pick fresh apples than during National Apple Month. Mike Parker, a tree fruit specialist with NC State Extension, gives an inside look at our state’s booming apple industry. 

Parker Dearing at a rocky creekside

Oct 14, 2022

Parker Dearing: Stepping Stones to a Nursery Business

Parker Dearing is using all of the right stepping stones to his dream of owning a nursery. His time at NC State has been well spent, recently finishing a summer internship and being awarded a scholarship for his extraordinary academic merit. 

Michelle Schroeder-Moreno at Cherry Hill research farm

Oct 11, 2022

CEFS Names Michelle Schroeder-Moreno as New Director

Michelle Schroeder-Moreno has been a faculty member in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and part of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems since 2004. 

Modesta Abugu harvesting sweetpotatoes

Oct 7, 2022

Modesta Abugu: Improving Sweetpotato Flavor for Nutrition Security

Ph.D. student Modesta Abugu is researching flavor compounds in sweetpotatoes with a goal of increasing consumption and improving global nutrition security.