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.
Of the 27 innovators being inducted into the prestigious organization, three have ties to NC State, including horticulturalist Sylvia Blankenship.
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.
The North Carolina Tomato Growers Association is offering a $1,000 merit/need-based scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Feb 28, 2022
North Carolina’s sweetpotato production has surpassed every other state in the United States for the past 50 years despite increasing challenges like weather events, herbicide-resistant weeds and labor shortages.
Feb 15, 2022
Stephen Ippolito, an organic weed management graduate student, has focused much of his efforts on improving stevia crops from the effects of the highly competitive Palmer amaranth pigweed.