Sep 21, 2023
NC State University’s Plant Breeding Consortium announces its sixth virtual seminar series on International Plant Breeding, totaling six seminars over the course of consecutive weeks beginning October 5 – November 9, 2023, on Thursdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST.
Sep 13, 2023
Leading an extraordinary Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) has been critical to North Carolina growers and pesticide applicators with positive impacts reaching across the nation.
Aug 24, 2023
When it comes to developing and nurturing the spark of interest in plants and agriculture in today’s youth, Liz Driscoll has her methods down to a science.
Jul 7, 2023
The director of JC Raulston Arboretum is North Carolina’s Indiana Jones of plants. He travels to some of the world’s most remote locations, braving treacherous landscapes and dangerous beasts in search of rare species to bring back to his shrine of flora.
Feb 20, 2023
Jodi Songer-Riedel and Liz Driscoll created Horticulture Today, a textbook guide for students looking to develop an appreciation for the diversity of horticulture and gain work-based experience.
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.
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.
Jul 19, 2021
For NC Cooperative Extension Agent Nettie Baugher, NC State's online Master of Horticultural Science program offered the best of both worlds.