The Beloved Blueberry: Five Facts
Blueberries are in peak season in North Carolina. They’re flavorful – both sweet and tart – and they deliver health and economic benefits. Find out more about these summertime treats and a few things NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is doing to make them even better.
Graduating Senior Strives for ‘Bigger and Better Things’
NC State offered horticultural science undergrad Luke Owen opportunities for travel, professional development and leadership. Ultimately, he hopes to use what he’s learned to help others pursue better lives.
John Dole: Filling A Growing Need for Agriculture Graduates
In this episode of Farms, Food and You, Associate Dean John Dole explains what CALS is doing to meet that rising need for college graduates in agriculture.
N.C. ‘Economic Oracle’ to Retire This Month
Mike Walden is ending his 43-year NC State career, but he’s planning to continue to explain complex economics issues and trends in North Carolina and beyond.
Farmland in a Fast-Growing State
North Carolina is losing agricultural lands to development at a fast pace. What does this mean for our state? And what’s being done about it?
New Book: Gardening for Bees, Butterflies and More
A step-by-step book from NC State faculty members helps gardeners design and maintain beautiful habitats to support pollinators.
PSI Profile: Chris Reberg-Horton, Platform Director for Resilient Agricultural Systems
The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative’s platform director for resilient agricultural systems shares thoughts on the position, the initiative, agriculture and NC State.
Five Questions with Harrison Fell
A leader in the field of energy economics, NC State’s Harrison Fell focuses on research with important implications for climate change.
What’s Up With N.C. Hemp
With modern hemp production heading into its fifth growing season in North Carolina, what does the future hold for this crop? That’s a question that’s likely on the minds of over 1,500 licensed growers and others in the hemp industry —and the one we explore in this episode of Farms, Food, and You.
Danesha Seth Carley to Lead IPM Center at NC State
Seth Carley will serve as director of the NSF Center for Integrated Pest Management at NC State.