Jan 24, 2023
NC State held a breakfast last month to honor employees for their service to the university and the state of North Carolina. One honoree has worked at NC State for 45 years.
Dec 13, 2022
Bob Franks, head of the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, and Frank Louws, head of the Department of Horticultural Science, were accepted for the Fall 2022 Food Systems Leadership Institute.
Oct 26, 2022
The American Floral Endowment names Melinda Knuth as the new Young Professionals Council (YPC) advisor to its board of directors
Oct 25, 2022
Craig Yencho and Ken Pecota of the Sweetpotato Breeding and Genetics Programs were both honored with the Innovator of the Year award.
Aug 30, 2022
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is providing grant funding to the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center to develop new hops varieties for the state’s booming craft beer.
Aug 2, 2022
Cultivating horticulture’s success takes a pack! Horticultural Science has responded to the evolving needs and interests of its students and the green industry with three recent faculty hires within the department.
Aug 1, 2022
Tomatoes are the second most consumed vegetable in the United States and the top-produced vegetable in the world. Improving tomato production has increased relevance with population expansion while agricultural resources are exasperated due to climate change.
May 13, 2022
Chances are, that deep red, plump, ripe strawberry bursting with flavor that you picked fresh off the plant at your local farm was a Chandler. Or possibly a Camarosa. In a couple of years, it might be a Rocco, or a Liz.
May 11, 2022
Many consumers aren’t aware that 80% of the cut flowers purchased in the U.S. are imported from countries like the Netherlands, Colombia, Ecuador, and Kenya.
Of the 27 innovators being inducted into the prestigious organization, three have ties to NC State, including horticulturalist Sylvia Blankenship.