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Apr 23, 2024

Unlocking Achievements from Horticulture Research Institute Scholarships

Three students share how they discovered the Horticulture Research Institute scholarships and how they are inspired by plant sciences. 

NC State flag at Lonnie Poole Golf Course

Apr 16, 2024

Rylee Bays Aces Lonnie Poole Golf Course Internship

Rylee Bays chose to complete her undergraduate internship in the unique setting with the Lonnie Poole Golf Course landscape maintenance crew that provided personal and professional development. 

Tanner Hammerling inside a tree

Apr 12, 2024

Tanner Hamerling Curates Experiences With The Arnold Arboretum

Tanner Hamerling's internship at the Arnold Arboretum allowed him to curate plants and provided unexpected opportunities to grow professional skills for graduate school. 

Ava Anderson in forest

Apr 12, 2024

Ava Anderson Explores Her Pacific Island Heritage With Plant Sciences

Ava Anderson learns about sweetpotatoes, culture, and heritage in a Hawaiian internship 

2024 HortPack competition team

Apr 11, 2024

HortPack Competes in the “Landscape Olympics”

Horticultural Science students compete in the 47th annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition and rub elbows with industry giants. 

Jaleel harvesting sweetpotatoes

Apr 9, 2024

Jaleel Hewitt: Growing Caribbean Dreams

Jaleel Hewitt is a senior majoring in agroecology with big plans for sustainable agriculture in the Caribbean starting with his family farm in 

New England Floriculture Greenhouse

Apr 8, 2024

New Survey on Sustainability in the U.S. Floriculture Industry

NC State Univerity's Cognitive Behavioral Lab, in partnership with the American Floral Endowment, is administering a new survey to explore the scope of the industry’s sustainable practices. 

small white bulb shaped flowers on a blueberry plant

Apr 2, 2024

5 Wildlife-Friendly Native Shrubs To Plant

A landscape with native shrubs makes it possible for wildlife to float like a butterfly, sting like a bee and feast like a bird. 

Kathie Kalmowitz

Mar 18, 2024

Kalmowitz’s Trailblazing Support of Horticulture

Join Kathie Kalmowitz, Ph.D. on March 20 by #GivingPack to support the Department of Horticultural Science graduate student trajectories and innovative plant research. 

MHCREC tomato field

Mar 15, 2024

Extending Research to Growers in the North Carolina Mountains

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center (MHCREC) helps growers research the latest horticultural crop varieties.