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.
Jul 26, 2022
From 40 colleges and universities, the American Floral Endowment (AFE) has awarded three NC State horticultural science students with scholarships this year.
Jun 16, 2022
Hundreds of pounds of blueberries gleaned from the Horticultural Research Center in Castle Hayne are donated to a local food bank.
May 19, 2022
Sami Nickerson, a spring 2022 alumna, moved nearly 1,000 miles from Thiensville, Wisconsin to NC State and discovered a new path and enthusiasm for plants.
May 17, 2022
From a high school class hiccup to a horticulture businesswoman, Peyton Gardner’s path at NC State held more than plant production lessons.
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.
Apr 25, 2022
For the past 40 years, the Weed Science Society of North Carolina (WSSNC) has met annually to address weed science and management challenges. Through strategic partnerships with the WSSNC, NC State weed scientists and researchers have attended these meetings to disseminate the latest field and lab research.
Mar 28, 2022
NC State’s HortPack won third place at the 2022 National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) held on campus last week.